US DoD awards Joint Force Development contract to GD

16 January 2019 (Last Updated January 16th, 2019 14:35)

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded the Joint Force Development training contract to General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT).

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded the Joint Force Development training contract to General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT).

With an estimated ceiling value of $501m, the multiple-award indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity contract has a base period of performance of five years and includes one six-month option.

The company will compete for task orders through the contract in support of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff’s J7 training programmes.

The task orders are to provide services related to cybersecurity, planning, execution and analysis, and future joint training environments development.

General Dynamics Information Technology naval and training solutions vice-president and general manager Rich Farinacci said: “This award continues GDIT’s legacy as a trusted partner with the DoD and provider of next-generation training technology.

“The company has been providing services in support of US and multinational joint training audience requirements worldwide for the past two decades.”

“GDIT brings a best-value solution tailored to meet every joint training challenge. Our management and technical approach focuses on our customers’ needs while advancing new, low-cost and low-risk technologies to improve training. We are excited to continue this work and focus on empowering our warfighters for every possible scenario.”

Work under the Joint Development Force contract will be carried out by the company at government facilities in Suffolk, Virginia, US.

The company has been providing services in support of US and multinational joint training audience requirements worldwide for the past two decades.

The multiple contract awards were also made to Capstone Corporation, Northrop Grumman Systems, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), CALIBRE Systems, and Booz Allen Hamilton.

The Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk, Contracting Department Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Us, is serving as the contracting activity.