General Dynamics wins $2 billion State department supply chain contract

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General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a General Dynamics company, has won a $2 billion contract to continue managing the U.S. Department of State (DOS) global technical security supply chain.

The single-award contract with the Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS), Countermeasures Directorate includes a base period of five years and a five-year award term.

This award adds to the scope of the current supply chain management contract, which was awarded to GDIT in June of 2012, said the company in a statement.

Under the new contract, GDIT will provide DOS with a fully-integrated, turnkey solution consisting of technical security systems, engineering and solution development, hybrid supply chain and distribution management, as well as a global logistics and transportation network, according to the company.

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