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General Dynamics wins US Army award
General Dynamics Information Technology has announced that it has been awarded a contract by the US Army's Network Enterprise Technology Command to support the 160th Signal Brigade. General Dynamics announced the five-year contract on 13 April, 2012.
The contract will see General Dynamics According to the company carry out administrative, information assurance, cyber security and operations functions, as well as provide power and facilities engineering, logistics services and IT networking and transmission expertise to aid the 160th Signal Brigade as it provides theatre-level communications for the US Central Command. The contract has a potential value of $64.5 million if all options are exercised.
The 160th Signal Brigade provides the US Central Command with the enterprise communications capabilities needed for missions throughout Southwest Asia and the US.
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