General Dynamics Awarded $110 Million by U.S. Army for Technology Classroom Modernization Programs

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a $110.3 million contract to modernize classroom training technology by the U.S. Army Headquarters Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). This is a one-year task order awarded under the Information Technology Enterprise Technology Solutions -2 Services (ITES-2S) contract.

The program will deliver a digital platform for schoolhouse instructors to conduct training and communicate from the schoolhouse to remote training facilities and Reserve components. Through the contract, General Dynamics will provide surveying, engineering, design, systems integration, procurement, staging, installation, testing, training, sustainment and technical assistance support to TRADOC and its classroom sites across the country for the Technology Classroom Modernization Program.

"General Dynamics will utilize its systems-integration expertise to execute this project well and on time, providing services to aid the U.S. Army's Training and Doctrine Command's modernization efforts," said Zannie Smith, senior vice president at General Dynamics Information Technology. "The need for continuing education has become more and more important to meet mission requirements and readiness."

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, federal civilian government and commercial sectors. With approximately 16,000 professionals worldwide, the company manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs delivering IT services and enterprise solutions. More information about General Dynamics Information Technology is available at www.gdit.com.

General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs approximately 92,000 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies. More information about General Dynamics is available online at www.gd.com.

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