General Dynamics IT retains 20-year customer with $217M win

General Dynamics Information Technology has won a $217 million contract to support the Air Force’s 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing.

The win continues a 20-year legacy of GDIT supporting this particular Air Force customer. The contract has a nine-month base period and seven one-year options and a possible six-month extension.

GDIT will support the AF Distributed Common Ground System: the Air Force’s primary ISR planning, collection, processing and exploitation, analysis and dissemination weapons system.

The system a global communications architecture that connects multiple intelligence platforms, networks and sensors, the company said. Combatant commanders around the globe use the system.

The system is being used by various operations around the globe including those led by the United Nations, NATO, U.S. Africa Command, U.S. Central Command, European Command and U.S. Forces Korea as well as the Northern Command, Pacific Command and Southern Command.

GDIT has been the sole network support provider for the system for 20 years. The business provides services such as network administration, engineering, information assurance, computer network defense, systems administration, project management and C4ISR engineering.

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