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Cybersecurity contract worth $761.6 million for DoD Southern Command won by General Dynamics Information Technology

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October 27, 2020

Lisa Daigle

Assistant Managing Editor

Military Embedded Systems

RESTON, Va. General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT -- a business unit of General Dynamics) has won the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Southern Command's (SOUTHCOM) Cyber Information Technology Enterprise Services (SCITES) contract by the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA) Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM). The single award -- consisting of a seven-month base period with six one-year options -- holds a total estimated value of $761.6 million.

The contract, representing new work for GDIT, calls for modernization and normalization of information technology for the SOUTHCOM combatant command in the cyber warfighting domain to ensure troops have interoperable and defensible architecture.

Under the terms of the contract, GDIT will provide a full range of digital modernization services and solutions including installation, operation and maintenance of a Tier 3 Cyber Security System Provider (CSSP), cloud computing, edge computing, multiple X as a Service (XaaS) solutions, and software development.

 

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