The U.S. General Services Administration — the agency acting as the federal government’s landlord — has awarded General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) a seven-year task order potentially worth $876 million to develop an integrated network infrastructure for the consolidated Department of Homeland Security headquarters at the St. Elizabeth’s campus in southeast Washington, D.C.
Work will ensure the 22 DHS agencies who will be represented at the campus will be technologically integrated. It will include designing, configuring, installing, securing and maintaining a network infrastructure capable of transporting all DHS voice, video and data across the the campus.
The GSA’s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center awarded the task order as part of the Alliant government acquisition contract. FEDSIM will provide project, acquisition and financial management support to DHS.
“The work accomplished through the DHS TIP is critical to the success of the Department of Homeland Security and our consolidation efforts, ” said DHS Chief Information Officer Richard Spires. “The culture of trust and partnership with DHS, GSA, and General Dynamics will be vital to the alignment needed to support our critical information technology efforts.”