General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded with a contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command worth more than $83.6 million over a five-year time period. GDIT will provide IT enterprise network services for the USSOCOM.
The terms of the contract state GDIT will manage USSOCOM's global enterprise IT infrastructure. The firm will also work on systems and network engineering, operations, maintenance and technology refreshes.
Senior VP of GDIT Solutions Division Tom Kirchmaier assured the firm's IT professionals will provide USSOCOM with all of the services it needs. “With a deep understanding of USSOCOM's missions requirements, we will work to ensure seamless communications through the last tactical mile, connecting those in garrison to the special operators in combat areas,“ he added.
Director of Special Operations Program for GDIT Greg Rhoney noted the firm's goals for this task. “General Dynamics will seek to identify and develop efficiencies for improved performance, utilize modernization efforts to optimize the network and collaborate with key partners to safeguard against interrupted communications,“ he said.