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GDIT awarded Joint Force Development training contract

A Joint Force Development training contract has been awarded to General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), the US Department of Defense has confirmed.

The contract award will enable GDIT to compete for individual task orders in support of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff – specifically, their J7 training programmes. The multiple-award ‘indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity’ (IDIQ) contract has an approximate upper limit of $501 million. Work is slated to take place in Suffolk, Virginia over a five-year base period – though there will be an option for a single six-month extension.

“This award continues GDIT’s legacy as a trusted partner with the DoD and provider of next-generation training technology,” said Rich Farinacci, Vice President and General Manager for GDIT’s Naval and Training Solutions Sector.

“GDIT brings a best-value solution tailored to meet every joint training challenge. Our management and technical approach focuses on our customers’ needs while advancing new, low-cost and low-risk technologies to improve training. We are excited to continue this work and focus on empowering our warfighters for every possible scenario.”

GDIT has supported the Joint Services since 1995, providing a myriad of resources to fulfil US and multinational joint training requirements across the globe. Under the contract, GDIT will support Joint Force Development training through individual task orders related to cyber security, planning, execution and analysis – in addition to development of future joint training environments and more.

Currently, the J7 is responsible for all six functions of joint force development; doctrine, education, concept development & experimentation, training, exercises and lessons learned.

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