A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) unit has won a potential eight-year, $881 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to help manage an automated intelligence exchange and collaboration infrastructure for the U.S. and its allies.
The companyÂ said Wednesday its information technology business will provide enterprise IT support services for the U.S. Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation Systems Extended Program under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract.
The BICES-X system is comprised of software, hardware and integrated processes and allows U.S. combatant commands to share protected mission data with coalition partners worldwide.
The program also offers communication resources for domestic and foreign intelligence users at the national and tactical levels.
General Dynamics has supported the Defense Department‘s partnership with NATO and other partner military organizations over the past three decades.