General Dynamics picked for Navy medical research effort
General Dynamics IT has been tapped by the Navy to support a wide range of research efforts by the branch's Medical Research Unit under a $52.2 million contract.
The Dayton, Ohio-based unit conducts a variety of medical research through its Environmental Health Effects and Naval Aerospace Medical Research labs.
Awarded under the OASIS vehicle, GDIT will provide a laundry list of services under the contract:
- Technical support
The company will help with interrogatories, medical and scientific authoring and editing of research proposals, human use protocols, animal use protocols, and technical and scientific reports.
Other services include workshop and conference administrative, scientific, and technical support and management; coordination of technical review meetings and the preparation and presentation of point papers, technical reports, and other briefings.
GDIT will also support development of institutional review board protocols for human use research; preparation and support of institutional animal care and use committee protocols for animal research; presentation of research findings at scientific meetings and professional conferences; writing, reviewing, editing, and submitting peer-reviewed articles and technical reports.
The contract runs through May 22, 2026. GDIT was one of four bidders for the order.
Posted by Nick Wakeman on May 14, 2021 at 11:59 AM