General Dynamics to Support U.S. Marine Corps C4ISR Systems
General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a 42-month, $94.4 million task order to support the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command Total Integrated Ground Equipment Readiness Contractor Logistics Support (TIGER CLS) contract.
Under this contract, General Dynamics will deliver cost-effective, innovative technology, logistics and program management support for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems. These systems provide Marine Corps intelligence units with critical information and communications links to numerous stakeholders worldwide. Work will be performed in Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan; Camp Pendleton, Calif.; Camp Lejeune, N.C.; Okinawa, Japan; Dam Neck, Va.; Tampa, Fla.; Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii; Stafford, Va.; and Bahrain.
“C4ISR systems are a critical piece of the U.S. Marine Corps intelligence program and global security as a whole,” said Tom Kirchmaier, senior vice president and general manager of General Dynamics Information Technology’s Intelligence Solutions division. “We are proud to leverage our IT and logistics expertise, along with our in-depth understanding of military intelligence mission requirements, to reduce long-term costs and deliver secure, reliable communications and information technology capabilities to the widely dispersed Marine Corps organizations.”
General Dynamics Information Technology has managed daily operations of global mission-critical IT services for Defense and Intelligence Community customers for more than 40 years. The company has delivered successful IT solutions for the Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System (BICES), INSCOM Information Technology Support Services (I2TS) and the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (AF DCGS) programs.
This task order was awarded under Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise (SITE) contract, a multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract awarded in May 2010.
Naval Today Staff, September 26, 2012; Image: US Navy