Plans for Walter Reed National Military Medical Ctr
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) in Fairfax, VA won a $322.1 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide initial outfitting and transition services at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD and the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital (FBCH) at Fort Belvoir, VA; both are new military facilities being built in the greater US National Capital Region (NCR).
GDIT will assist with hospital transitioning and activation, and install materiel, furniture, medical, non-medical, and IT equipment. The company will also provide operational and maintenance training on the equipment and will move and reuse existing equipment and materiel.
The new medical facilities are mandated by the Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC) law, enacted to implement the 2005 BRAC Commission’s recommendations, to accommodate the closing of Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC.
BAE Systems’ Electronic Solutions division in Nashua, NH won a $42 million firm-fixed-price contract to supply 1,203 night vision goggles, known as laser target locator modules (LTLMs), to the US Army.
The LTLMs are handheld goggles that enable soldiers to identify target locations while on foot, in daylight or at nighttime, and in obscured-visibility conditions such as fog and smoke.
On Aug 10/09, BAE Systems announced that it had partnered with Vectronix to supply 200 LTLMs per month to the Army under a 5-year indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract worth up to $347 million…
A total of 4.6 million shares of common stock were sold at a price $13 per share. Of that amount, 3.0 million shares were sold by the company and 1.6 million shares were sold by unidentified stockholders. The company is listed on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol GTEC.
Part of British firm Global Strategies Group, Global Defense Technology & Systems provides IT and C4ISR systems and services for the US Department of Defense and other US national security agencies…