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General Dynamics awarded $300 million Army IT support services contract

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded the Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) Information Technology Support Services 3 contract to continue to operate and maintain the IT networks for the U.S Army. The single-award task order contract has a potential value of approximately $300 million.

Under the contract, General Dynamics will provide network and maintenance operations, storage management, information assurance, engineering and installation, web services and communications support for continued operations.

Work on the contract will be performed at Fort Belvoir, Va.; Fort Gordon, Ga.; and additional locations worldwide. said the company in a statement.

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