GD to support Army logistics operations
- By Nick Wakeman
- Aug 25, 2008
General Dynamics Corp. will support the supply chain management for U.S. Central Command, which is overseeing military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The company will conduct the work under a five-year, $32.5 million contract with the Army's 1st Theater Sustainment Command. General Dynamics' information technology division will support inventory procurement, management and related operations.
The company will perform logistics analysis and financial reporting and support in-theater Defense Department Activity Address Code managers and coordinators.
"General Dynamics' expertise in logistical management, planning and forecasting will enable the 1st Theater Sustainment Command to give in-theater commanders improved access to real-time inventory information, data and analysis that is pivotal to military efforts," said Zannie Smith, senior vice president of Army solutions at General Dynamics Information Technology.
General Dynamics ranks No. 6
on Washington Technology's 2008 Top 100 list
of the largest federal government prime contractors.
Nick Wakeman is the editor-in-chief of Washington Technology. Follow him on Twitter: @nick_wakeman.