GD wins $155m contract from DIA to manage enterprise communications

23 February 2017 (Last Updated February 23rd, 2017 18:30)

The US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has awarded a $155m task order to General Dynamics (GD) Information Technology to manage enterprise communications for the Combatant Commands and its subordinate units.

The US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has awarded a $155m task order to General Dynamics (GD) Information Technology to manage enterprise communications for the Combatant Commands and its subordinate units.

The Enterprise Communications Services 2 (ECS2) contract was awarded under DIA's Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise (E-SITE) indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity contract vehicle.

The five-year contract requires the company to manage and expand the secure voice, video and data services required by the Combatant Commands and its subordinate units.

General Dynamics Information Technology Intelligence Solutions division senior vice-president Bernie Guerry said: "General Dynamics Information Technology will continue to provide exceptional mission and customer support to sustain and expand to the Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System.

"We will continue to deliver critical intelligence capabilities to national decision makers and the warfighter."

"We will continue to deliver critical intelligence capabilities to national decision makers and the warfighter."

Work under the contract will be performed in the National Capitol Region, as well as major service centres, operating locations, customer facilities and field sites worldwide.

Prior to the latest deal, the company was contracted by the DIA to provide cyber-security services required to defend intelligence networks and systems for the agency, Combatant Commands and various military services.

General Dynamics Information Technology has partnered with DIA for more than 30 years.

To date, the company provided network design, engineering, implementation and maintenance support services to the Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System.