Navy Awards General Dynamics Voice Systems Engineering Contract
January 9, 2019
GDIT will support the U.S. Navy worldwide by providing secure communication capabilities.
FAIRFAX, Va. – The U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Atlantic has awarded its Navy Secure Voice Systems contract to General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT). The single-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract holds a ceiling of $91.2 million. It includes a five-year base period with one four-year option as well as one six-month option period. GDIT will submit proposals for individual task orders to provide next-generation solutions for the Navy’s voice systems.
“GDIT continues to expand our platform of next-generation services and solutions for the Navy,” said Rich Farinacci, Vice President and General Manager for GDIT’s Naval and Training Solutions Sector. “Our secure voice systems portfolio will provide robust engineering support to the Navy worldwide. Together, we will fortify this support and enable the Navy to remain focused on their important mission.”
GDIT has supported SPAWAR Atlantic under this program since 2001. Through this contract, GDIT will provide systems engineering and life-cycle sustainment support for the Navy’s secure voice systems, which includes VINSON/ANDVT Crypto Modernization (VACM), Automated Digital Network System (ADNS), Defense Red Switch Network, Tactical Shore Gateway, and other secure voice systems and equipment. Work will be performed worldwide and is expected to be completed by November 2023. If all options are exercised, work could continue until June 2028.