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General Dynamics Awarded Contract to Outfit and Transition U.S. Army Medical Facilities
Date:10/12/2010

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract to support the U.S. Army Medical Department's healthcare construction projects, including modernization of current Army medical facilities and transition to newly constructed facilities. The indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity contract, one of five awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has a total potential value of $409 million over four years if all options are exercised.

General Dynamics will provide troop-ready project support for planning, outfitting and transitioning the staff and medical facilities associated with U.S. Army Medical Department healthcare construction projects. Under the contract, General Dynamics will provide interior design development, equipment needs assessments, relocation services, equipment installation and maintenance, and employee training.

Richard Mylod, program manager in General Dynamics Information Technology's Health Services group, said, "General Dynamics understands the U.S. Army Medical Department's critical mission to safely and efficiently reposition staff, patients and medical equipment without any disruption to patient care. America's warriors and Military Health System beneficiaries should receive first-rate medical treatment and recover in world-class facilities. To support this mission, we will deliver innovative solutions to manage each project for the Corps of Engineers, ensuring work is completed on time and within budget."

The Corps of Engineers will manage those projects on behalf of the U.S. Army Medical Department Health Facilities Planning Agency, which includes all of the fixed hospitals, medical centers and clinics overseen by the U.S. Army Medical Command; all dental facilities managed by the U.S. Dental Command; and all Armed Forces veterinary services supported by the U.S. Army Veterinary Command.  The projects will be performed at U.S. Army medical facilities around the world in support of fiscal years 2010-2015 healthcare construction.

"Our experience relocating, installing and upgrading large IT networks, furniture, medical equipment and interior design support, such as the Pentagon Renovation program, will enable us to efficiently transition, modernize and outfit other Army medical facilities without interference to the quality patient care for our nation's warriors and their families," said Zannie Smith, vice president of Army Solutions Division for General Dynamics Information Technology.

General Dynamics has a diverse record in health IT operations and maintenance, health systems and patient safety program management, informatics, healthcare data management analytics and medical scientific research support for a number of organizations including U.S. Department of Defense and its supporting agencies, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and its subordinate agencies and commercial players with 70 of the top 200 health plans as customers. Additional solutions provided include electronic health record implementation and deployment, military medical training and professional development, and medical simulation and training programs.

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, health, federal civilian government, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 17,000 professionals worldwide, the company manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs delivering IT services and enterprise solutions. More information about General Dynamics Information Technology is available at www.gdit.com.

General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, employs approximately 91,000 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies. More information about the company is available on the Internet at www.generaldynamics.com.


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