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General Dynamics secures $695m US Army contract

The prime is set to continue delivering critical mission support to the US Army in Europe after being awarded a new $695 million contract.

The prime is set to continue delivering critical mission support to the US Army in Europe after being awarded a new $695 million contract.

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics, has announced it has been awarded the United States Army Europe (USAREUR) Enterprise Mission Information Technology Services (EMITS) task order by the General Services Administration (GSA).

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The task order is valued at approximately $695 million over a five-year period, and is inclusive of a three-month transition, one-year base period and four one-year options.

Specifically, General Dynamics has been tasked with delivering enterprise information technology, communications and mission command support services to:

  • USAREUR headquarters;
  • US North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) operations, and
  • Other forward deployed Department of Defense (DoD) organisations and Regionally Aligned Forces (RAF) in Europe.

General Dynamics previously worked in collaboration with the US Army in Europe through the USAREUR G6 Theater Mission Command Contract (TMCC) II task order awarded in 2016.

The EMITS task order is expected to build on previous projects by delivering technical expertise in cyber security solutions in a bid to further optimise critical mission command networks and systems enabling USAREUR operations to advance its global mission.

“GDIT looks forward to the opportunity to continue supporting the USAREUR G6 and its growing need for expanded theater communications and greater interoperability to enhance Army and allied mission command systems,” Amy Gilliland, GDIT president, said.

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[Related: General Dynamics wins $4.4bn cloud contract]

Charbel Kadib

Charbel Kadib

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Prior to joining the defence and aerospace team in 2020, Charbel was news editor of The Adviser and Mortgage Business, where he covered developments in the banking and financial services sector for three years. Charbel has a keen interest in geopolitics and international relations, graduating from the University of Notre Dame with a double major in politics and journalism. Charbel has also completed internships with The Australian Department of Communications and the Arts and public relations agency Fifty Acres.

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