GDIT Awarded $922 Mn Contract to Modernize US Central Command IT Infrastructure

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a $922 million contract to modernize the US Central Command’s (CENTCOM) enterprise IT infrastructure.

The new contract, awarded in February by the General Services Administration, has a one-year base period and five option years

Noteworthy, CENTCOM directs and enables military operations and activities with allies and partners to increase regional security and stability in support of enduring U.S. interests.

With an area of responsibility covering 21 nations in Northeast Africa, the Middle East, Central and South Asia, CENTCOM requires a cutting-edge enterprise IT network environment that connects data and systems to highly mobile warfighters to successfully execute current and future missions.

Under this contract, GDIT will operationalize enterprise data through artificial intelligence/machine learning technologies to improve decision-making, transition CENTCOM to a new cloud environment, and enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of its networks.

Also, the company will leverage its zero trust capabilities to bolster CENTCOM’s cyber defenses and protect against future cyber threats.

About GDIT

GDIT is a business unit of General Dynamics, a global aerospace and defense company that offers a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation; ship construction and repair; land combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; and technology products and services.

General Dynamics employs more than 100,000 people worldwide and generated $42.3 billion in revenue in 2023.

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