FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), is one of six awardees selected by the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) for the Foreign Language Training and Training Support Services contract. The five-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a potential value of $96.3 million to all awardees if all options are exercised.
General Dynamics will provide foreign language instruction; curriculum development and documentation; infrastructure support for individual, small-group classes and instructors; as well as long-distance support and instructor-quality control for Mobile Training Teams. In addition, General Dynamics will provide state-of-the-art language training facilities equipped with Wi-Fi, classrooms and lounge areas in the Washington, D.C. metro area.
"With proven high-quality training and a culture of responsiveness, we will ensure the Institute's language training technology requirements are met," said Ken Slaght, vice president and general manager of General Dynamics Information Technology's Navy Marine Corps Services sector. "General Dynamics has the technical expertise to match the specific requirements for classroom, blended and remote learning environments."
The DLIFLC is a multi-service educational and research institution charged with providing culturally based foreign language education, training, evaluation, research and sustainment for active and reserve components, foreign military students, civilian personnel working in the federal government and various law enforcement agencies. As part of the Army Training and Doctrine Command, the Institute is headquartered at the Presidio of Monterey, Calif., and provides resident instruction in 23 languages and two dialects, taught by more than 2,000 highly educated instructors.
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