US Army’s Geospatial Center awards $200m GRIDS III contract to GD

26 March 2018 (Last Updated March 26th, 2018 12:27)

The US Army Corps of Engineers Army Geospatial Center has awarded the Geospatial, Research, Integration, Development and Support (GRIDS) III contract with a potential value of approximately $200m.

The US Army Corps of Engineers Army Geospatial Center has awarded the Geospatial, Research, Integration, Development and Support (GRIDS) III contract with a potential value of approximately $200m.

Awarded to General Dynamics (GD) One Source, the new multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract includes one base year with four option years.

General Dynamics One Source is a joint venture (JV) between General Dynamics Information Technology and General Dynamics Mission Systems.

General Dynamics Information Technology Intelligence Solutions Division acting vice-president and general manager Adam Rudo said: “Our highly experienced team is dedicated to enhancing geospatial research and development.

“GD will be responsible for delivering technical services in order to help coordinate, integrate and synchronise geospatial information requirements and standards.”

“General Dynamics delivers geospatial operational excellence across the globe to the Intelligence Community and the US Department of Defense (DoD).”

Under the deal, GD will be responsible for delivering technical services in order to help coordinate, integrate and synchronise geospatial information requirements and standards across the US Army.

In addition, the company will ensure the development of geospatial enterprise-enabled systems that would offer direct support to troops.

Work on the project will be carried out across the globe.

For more than 40 years, General Dynamics has provided mission support services to the US DoD and the Intelligence Community.

The company is responsible for carrying out the development, collection, processing and dissemination of information in support of the US Army’s geospatial mission.