30 Aug 2017

General Dynamics secures US Navy contract

General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded the Sustainment of Meteorology, Oceanographic and Geospatial Information and Services Programs, Systems and Information Systems contract from the US Navy.

The contract is worth around $52 million over a five-year period.

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, will provide cybersecurity, IT software and systems engineering services, as well as meteorology, oceanographic and geospatial data systems for the Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (COMNAVMETOCCOM) and Navy Information Forces.

This contract will support COMNAVMETOCCOM’s mission to provide current and predictive Physical Battlespace Awareness data, information and services that enable the US Navy and Joint forces to operate safely and effectively across the complete range of military operations.

Marcus Collier, senior vice president of General Dynamics Information Technology’s Health and Civilian Solutions division said: “General Dynamics has a highly experienced team who understands IT architecture, engineering and meteorology, oceanographic and geospatial data.

“We will continue our longstanding partnership with the US Navy to provide predictive and current data, information and services that enables them to operate safely and effectively across the complete range of military operations.”

Work on the contract will be conducted in the Stennis Space Center, Miss., Monterey, Calif., and Washington, D.C.

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