General Dynamics To Provide C4ISR Systems To U.S Marine Corps
12:00 AM, September 26, 2012
General Dynamics Information Technology announced today that it has won a four year contract to support the U.S. Marine Corps systems command with total integrated ground equipment readiness contractor logistics support. The company will deliver cost-effective, innovative technology, logistics and program management support for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems. The contract amount is said to be $94.4 million. Under the terms of the contract General Dynamics will provide marine corps intelligent unit with information and communications links. Tom Kirchmaier, senior vice president and general manager of General Dynamics Information Technology's Intelligence Solutions division, said, "C4ISR systems are a critical piece of the U.S. Marine Corps intelligence program and global security as a whole. 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".