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Up to $101.9M to General Dynamics for USJFCOM C2 Interoperability

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General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems in Suffolk, VA won an $18.2 million indefinite-quantity contract with cost reimbursement and fixed-price ordering provisions for analysis and assessment of command and control (C2) interoperability in support of the U.S. Joint Forces Command’s (USJFCOM) Joint Systems Integration Center (JSIC). This contract includes a base year and 4 one-year option periods, which if exercised, bring the total estimated value of the contract to $101.9 million. General Dynamics will perform the work in Suffolk, VA and expects to complete it by June 2010. This contract was competitively procured, with 4 offers received by the Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Norfolk, Contracting Department, Philadelphia Division (N00189-09-D-Z050). DID has more on the C2 interoperability work being done at the JSIC… According to Nick O’Dawe, JSIC Director of Operations: “JSIC’s main purpose is to improve the joint warfighter’s ability to plan and execute operations by driving resolution of C2 interoperability problems and providing unbiased evaluations of existing and emerging C2 capabilities.” Using laboratories that emulate a typical joint task force headquarters, JSIC evaluates existing and emerging C2 capabilities and provides recommendations to resolve interoperability problems that impede operations. Additionally, the center looks for opportunities to exploit new technology to […]

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