FAIRFAX, Va., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE : GD ), has been selected as an awardee for the U.S. Army's Combined Arms Center (CAC) Fort Leavenworth Support Services program contract. The multi-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a potential value of $260 million over five years for all awardees if all options are exercised.
Through this contract, General Dynamics will provide support for key Army training programs across 18 broad functional areas, including leader development, organizational and combat development, doctrine development, mission command support and educational support, data collection and analysis, mapping and terrain analysis, training and simulation development, information technology (IT) and exercise support and military research.
The program will serve the needs of the CAC and other customers throughout the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), U.S. Army and Department of Defense for long-range training concepts and strategies, doctrine, training development and support products.
"General Dynamics' in-depth experience in providing training solutions and support to the U.S. Army in fields ranging from Mobile Operations on Urban Terrain instrumentation to wargaming and simulation services to on-site and classroom-led instruction will power a dedicated commitment to the Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth and the fulfillment of its objectives," said Zannie Smith, senior vice president for General Dynamics Information Technology's Army Solutions Division.
The Combined Arms Center's mission is to develop and produce training strategies, doctrine, concepts, instruction and products for the current and future force. It is located at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
William Moyer, senior program manager, said, "General Dynamics will supply flexible, agile and comprehensive training support in service to CAC's mission to develop a military force that is ready to capably and confidently fight current operations worldwide while simultaneously preparing soldiers for future threats."
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Issuance of this press release should not be interpreted as U.S. Army or federal government endorsement of General Dynamics.
SOURCE General Dynamics Information Technology