General Dynamics Awarded Multiple Contracts to Support Defense Medical Logistics Supply Chain Operations

Monday, June 9, 2008 General News J E 4
FAIRFAX, Va., June 9 General DynamicsInformation Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), hasbeen awarded three task orders by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) DefenseMedical Logistics Standard Support Wholesale Program (DMLSS-W). The contractshave a total potential value of $7.4 million over two years if all options areexercised.

Under these tasks, General Dynamics will provide information-technologyengineering and professional services to support procurement, cataloguemanagement and related supply-chain operations. The DLA Defense MedicalLogistics Standard Support (DMLSS) Program Office provides procurement andsupply-chain services to support Military Health System (MHS) logisticsrequirements and helps U.S. military healthcare providers deliver advancedmedical care rapidly and effectively to patients worldwide. DMLSS-W improvesmedical product availability to military health operations through increasedautomation, coordination and readiness planning.

"Effective military health operations require rapid-response treatmentcapabilities and immediate access to critical medical supplies," said KenSlaght, vice president and general manager of Maritime Systems for GeneralDynamics Information Technology. "General Dynamics is supporting the DefenseMedical Logistics Standard Support Wholesale Program's focus on achieving newlevels of efficiency and responsiveness to support military medical staffglobally."

General Dynamics has been working with DMLSS operations for 12 years.

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General DynamicsInformation Technology provides information technology (IT), systemsengineering and professional services to customers in the defense,intelligence, homeland security, federal civilian government and commercialsectors. With 15,000 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

General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employsapproximately 84,000 people worldwide and reported 2007 revenues of $27.2billion. The company has leading market positions in mission criticalinformation systems and technologies, land and amphibious combat systems,shipbuilding and marine systems, and business aviation. More information aboutthe company is available on the Internet at

SOURCE General Dynamics Information Technology


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