FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a contract in March 2012 by the U.S. Department of the Navy to provide information technology and mission sustainment services to the Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (NAVMETOCCOM). The three-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a potential value of $27.1 million if all options are exercised.
General Dynamics will provide a full range of information technology (IT) services and support for NAVMETOCCOM systems, software and infrastructure. As part of this contract, General Dynamics will leverage its expertise in portal design, development and integration to support the Navy Enterprise Portal – Oceanography, which provides military, scientific and civilian communities with public access to critical oceanography information.
"We understand the importance of a robust, well-integrated IT infrastructure and have the skills and expertise to be a true partner in this effort," said Marcus Collier, senior vice president, Health and Civilian Solutions Division, General Dynamics Information Technology. "We will continue to support the Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command as it provides information to warfighters that helps them prepare for specific battlespaces and assess environmental factors that could impact their missions."
General Dynamics has worked with the NAVMETOCCOM since 1986.
Work under this contract will support the Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command and its Echelon IV organizations including: The Naval Oceanographic Office, Naval Oceanography Operations Command, Stennis Space Center, Miss.; Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center, Monterey, Calif.; U.S. Naval Observatory, Washington D.C.; and their respective Echelon V subordinate sites.
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