GTEC Wins $45 Million ID/IQ Contract to Provide Expeditionary Water Packaging Systems to U.S. Marine Corps

Jun 16, 2010, 16:10 ET from Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc.

MCLEAN, Va., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTEC), a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S. government, announced today that the U.S. Marine Corps has chosen to use GTEC's independently developed, mobile water packaging system to meet their expeditionary water needs.  The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command awarded the company a firm-fixed-price, five-year, single award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract with a $45 million ceiling.  Initial funding of a $1.2 million order is expected imminently. 

John Hillen, President & CEO of GTEC commented on the recent award, "With a U.S. military that is more expeditionary than ever before, we are pleased to expand our range of water solutions to aid the U.S. Marine Corps and other armed forces in meeting their critical force sustainment needs in challenging environments."

GTEC's mobile water packaging system is easily transportable and designed to support deployed Warfighters engaged in military and disaster relief missions. Entirely designed and developed by GTEC, the system has been ruggedized and automated to integrate with military trailers, enabling effective operations in the most challenging terrains and environments.

Work on the contract will be performed at the GTEC integration facility in Frederick, Md.

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