General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is one of 13 companies awarded the Integrated Cyber Operations (ICO) Services Multiple Award Pillar contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a potential value of $900 million over five years to all 13 awardees if all options are exercised.
Under this contract, General Dynamics will support the SSC Atlantic ICO portfolio, which delivers the capabilities to operate, secure and defend the Navy's network and data against adversaries worldwide to enable U.S. forces to maneuver securely in the cyber domain. The ICO portfolio brings together engineering, development and operational services focused on dynamic network defense operations, computer network exploitation, computer network attack and network operations. Work will be performed in Charleston, S.C., and various locations worldwide.
"General Dynamics offers a legacy of proven cyber security, public-key infrastructure and encryption, cyber analytics and enterprise-level systems integration and services experience across the Department of Defense and federal space," said Charlie Plummer, vice president and general manager of General Dynamics Information Technology's IT Solutions sector. "We bring an experienced team to support critical Navy cyber efforts to protect U.S. infrastructure and information in support of the warfighter's mission."
General Dynamics has delivered full system lifecycle cyber capabilities across the Department of Defense as well as secure voice and data systems, including the TACLANE® and Sectera® brand encryption products, which protect critical communications for the U.S. military, government agencies and select coalition partners worldwide.
Source: General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD)
Date: Oct 2, 2013