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General Dynamics Awarded $19 Million for IT Services by FBI

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

General Dynamics Awarded $19 Million for IT Services by FBI14:00 EDT Tuesday, July 10, 2012FAIRFAX, Va., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded three task orders to provide information technology (IT) services under the Federal Bureau of Investigation Information Technology Supplies and Support Services (FBI IT Triple S) contract.  The task orders have a combined value of $19 million over eight years. General Dynamics was awarded the FBI IT Triple S contract in October 2010.  Under the first task order, General Dynamics will deliver a full range of information assurance and security support to assist the FBI Digital Evidence Section.  Specifically, the company will perform systems engineering, administration and security duties, as well as training development and office management.  The company will also work with FBI intelligence analysts to develop and update certification and accreditation processes and programs for both new and legacy IT systems. Under a second task order, General Dynamics will operate and maintain the FBI's Enterprise Management System (EMS).  In addition, the company will manage workflow and implement and maintain patch, software and image-management tools to enable users to access and share data securely.  Under a third task order, General Dynamics will engineer, configure, integrate, troubleshoot and advise on the procurement of virtual server platforms and thin client configurations in enterprise-wide FBI environments. "General Dynamics understands the unique needs of the FBI and its impact on national security," said Marcus Collier, senior vice president of the Health and Civilian Solutions Division for General Dynamics Information Technology.  "We will continue to deliver cost-effective IT solutions and training that ensure secure, reliable information exchanges ? positioning the FBI for the next generation of enterprise operations and management." General Dynamics has provided IT support to the FBI since 2008.  The company currently performs engineering, deployment, operations and maintenance services at FBI headquarters, Quantico, Va., and several field offices throughout the United States.For more information about General Dynamics Information Technology, please visit www.gdit.com.   More information about General Dynamics is available online at www.generaldynamics.com.SOURCE General Dynamics Information TechnologyFor further information: Media: Mark Meudt, General Dynamics Information Technology, +1-703-995-4994, or Investors: Amy Gilliland, General Dynamics, +1-703-876-3748