FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded the Sustainment of Meteorology, Oceanographic and Geospatial Information and Services Programs, Systems and Information Systems contract from the U.S. Navy. The single award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a value of approximately $52 million over five years.
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 U.S. Navy and Joint forces 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.
"General Dynamics has a highly experienced team who understands IT architecture, engineering and meteorology, oceanographic and geospatial data," said Marcus Collier, senior vice president of General Dynamics Information Technology's Health and Civilian Solutions division. "We will continue our longstanding partnership with the U.S. 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."
General Dynamics has more than 25 years of experience providing full-spectrum information technology and support service for COMNAVMETOCCOM. The company has been a leading innovator in providing the software, standards and systems required for delivering meteorology and oceanography data and information. General Dynamics ensures a cohesive system that operates effectively, efficiently and securely and enables broad leverage of key intellectual capital to achieve mission success.
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