GDIT receives contract from US DTRA for IT services

14 March 2019 (Last Updated March 14th, 2019 12:52)

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has won a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity contract from the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA).

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has won a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity contract from the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA).

The $535m contract has a base performance period of five years and includes one five-year option.

GDIT will support the agency through the information technology support services contract vehicle and compete on individual task orders to provide services across the full range of DTRA’s mission and technology domains.

Under the contract, the company’s offerings will include data fusion and analytics, improvised threat technologies, weapons of mass destruction, situational awareness and simulation.

GDIT Defense Division head senior vice-president Leigh Palmer said: “GDIT will now support DTRA’s essential mission through IT services across the entire agency.

“DTRA is the official combat support agency that prepares for and counteracts improvised threats or weapons of mass destruction and ensures nuclear deterrence.”

“This award allows GDIT to expand our offerings and support DTRA through its journey into new capabilities. We are excited to grow this important relationship over the coming years.”

Booz Allen Hamilton, Leidos, Next Tier Concepts and Science Applications International Corp were also awarded the contract.

Work under the contract will be carried out at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, US. According to the US Department of Defense (DoD), contracted personnel may be required to work at other locations.

The DoD said that Leidos has received the Task Order 1 to provide IT solution engineering and systems test support.

Task Order 2 has also been awarded for knowledge management solutions and support. These two orders are valued at $18.05m and $22.11m respectively.

DTRA is the official combat support agency that prepares for and counteracts improvised threats or weapons of mass destruction and ensures nuclear deterrence.