General Dynamics wins $975m contract for MTCCS programme

5 December 2017 (Last Updated December 5th, 2017 17:10)

General Dynamics Information Technology has received a $975m contract to support the US Army Contracting Command.

General Dynamics Information Technology has received a $975m contract to support the US Army Contracting Command.

The mission training complex capabilities support (MTCCS) contract requires the company to provide simulation and training support, including live, virtual, constructive and first-person gaming exercises over a period of five years.

The company is one of three to secure the contract and will provide technical, logistical and administrative services for the US Army’s designated mission training complexes (MTCs).

Commenting on the contract, General Dynamics Information Technology professional services and training solutions sector vice-president and general manager Rich Farinacci said: “As a leader in mission-command and integrated training capabilities, General Dynamics is well-positioned to support the active army and the National Guard in strengthening readiness.”

General Dynamics has supported the army’s MTCs with integrated training capabilities for more than ten years.

“General Dynamics is well-positioned to support the active army and the National Guard in strengthening readiness.”

Cubic Global Defense (CGD) is also among the companies that received the MTCCS contract.

The contract requires CGD to provide training, technical and communications support to multiple MTCs supporting Army Service Component Commands (ASCC), Army Corps, divisions, brigades and below levels until November 2022.

CGD president Dave Buss said: “We are very pleased to have been selected as an awardee of the army’s MTCCS programme contract.

“Our experience and expertise in mission command training is market leading and we look forward to leveraging our ‘NextTraining’ strategy of integrating live, virtual, constructive and gaming (LVC-G) simulations in support of the army’s home station training.”

The MTCCS programme seeks to provide individual, leader, small unit, battle staff and simulation-driven mission command (MC) training, technical, exercise, simulation and administrative support for various MTCs.