Joint Forces re-enlists General Dynamics for tech services
- By Roseanne Gerin
- Jun 29, 2006
General Dynamics Corp. won a $95.5 million contract extension for support of the Joint Experimentation Program and Joint Futures Lab, both run by the Joint Forces Command.
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems of Arlington, Va., will deliver engineering, technical and administrative services for joint concept development and prototyping. The company will perform the work in Suffolk, Va.
The work is part of a five-year contract awarded in February 2004 and extends that contract to July 2007. The total value of the contract to date, including the new option, is $277.7 million.
General Dynamics has supported the Joint Experimentation Program since 1998. The Joint Experimentation Program develops and tests new joint warfighting concepts, organizational structures and emerging technologies for future joint military operations. The Joint Futures Lab is a venue for classified and unclassified electronically distributed experimentation for operational forces.
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is a unit of General Dynamics of Falls Church, Va. The company, which has about 72,200 employees and had annual revenue of $21.2 billion in 2005, ranksNo. 4
on Washington Technology's 2006 Top 100
list of the largest federal IT contractors.