Navy Awards Sailor 2025 Contract to General Dynamics
November 19, 2019
GDIT will develop innovative tools and technology to support Sailor 2025 – the largest curriculum development program in the U.S. Navy.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. – General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) announced today it will support the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) through their Sailor 2025 Ready Relevant Learning delivery order. GDIT will implement training curriculum to support the Navy’s Ready Relevant Learning (RRL) program, which was created to provide America’s sailors with the right training – at the right time – of their career. The delivery order holds a total price of $57 million inclusive of options, which was completed through one of NAWCTSD’s multiple award contracts.
“We are excited to help the Navy achieve the art of the possible through the Sailor 2025 initiative,” said Senior Vice President Leigh Palmer, head of GDIT’s Defense Division. “GDIT’s next-generation technology will help implement new tools and resources to empower all sailors as they advance in their career.”
Through this delivery order award, GDIT will implement instructional designs and assessment strategies using advanced technologies across a variety of training formats. This will include instructor-facilitated and self-directed interactive training, as well as performance support and structured on-the-job resources. GDIT’s products are designed for delivery across multiple environments, including the Navy e-Learning (NeL) platform, labs, virtual display and mobile devices.
The Navy created Sailor 2025 in 2015 to improve and modernize personnel management and training systems with the goal of recruiting, developing, managing, rewarding, and retaining the force of tomorrow. Its purpose is to develop new ways of executing the Navy’s career management, including promotion and advancement, evaluations and fitness reports (FitReps), selection boards, educational and other professional development opportunities.