GDIT to Service Customized Coast Guard Systems; Collier Comments

 

Marcus Collier, GDIT

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) IT business unit has won a blanket purchase agreement to provide IT support services to the U.S. Coast Guard‘s force readiness command.

General Dynamics will provide non-standard workstation and system services, which are customized and stand alone from the overall enterprise, some systems and sensors.

FORCECOM is solely responsible for preparing forces to perform and execute missions.

The agreement has a ceiling value of $11 million over a five-year period. General Dynamics plans to hire 17 employees to help support the contract.

“General Dynamics will provide the force readiness command with exceptional support in managing and sustaining its information technology systems and networks, which are vital to meeting readiness requirements for mission success of protecting the safety and security of U.S. citizens, ” said Marcus Collier, senior vice president of GDIT’s civilian and homeland security division.

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