GDIT lands $4.5B IT contract
Falls Church contractor will provide services for National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Falls Church-based General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded a user facing and data center services contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) worth $4.5 billion over a 10-year period.
Under the contract, GDIT, a business unit of Reston-based Fortune 500 aerospace and defense contractor General Dynamics Corp., will operate, build, design and innovate an IT system across the NGA, GDIT Business Area Vice President Ben Buckley said. That includes a range of technologies, including desktop, and off-the-shelf and open source technologies. The company will advance geospatial intelligence capabilities and support users with a range of services including application, high-performance computing, virtual desktop, unified communications, platform as a service, and mobile wireless security across multiple networks and global agency locations. The company also will support IT infrastructure at a new NGA campus in St. Louis.
“We are proud of our longstanding partnership with NGA and look forward to this opportunity to continue to leverage our portfolio of innovative technologies and services to advance the geospatial mission,” said GDIT President Amy Gilliland, announcing the contract Friday in a news release.
General Dynamics is an aerospace and defense company that employs more than 100,000 people worldwide and generated $38.5 billion in revenue in 2021.