General Dynamics Awarded Navy Medicine Research Support Services Contract

FAIRFAX, Va. – Gen­er­al Dynam­ics Infor­ma­tion Tech­nol­o­gy, a busi­ness unit of Gen­er­al Dynam­ics (NYSE: GD), has been select­ed by the Army Con­tract­ing Com­mand as one of the awardees for the Omnibus III con­tract to pro­vide med­ical research sup­port ser­vices. Through this con­tract, Gen­er­al Dynam­ics will pro­vide per­son­nel, mate­ri­als, equip­ment, lim­it­ed facil­i­ties, sci­ence and tech­nol­o­gy that will sus­tain med­ical research efforts.

The Navy Med­i­cine Research con­tract is a five-year, indef­i­nite deliv­ery, indef­i­nite quan­ti­ty, mul­ti­ple-award con­tract with a total poten­tial val­ue of $497 mil­lion to all awardees if all options are exer­cised.

In addi­tion to pro­vid­ing the sup­port to sus­tain med­ical research efforts, Gen­er­al Dynam­ics will work with Navy Med­i­cine teams to address a range of process­es includ­ing pro­ce­dures for basic uni­ver­si­ty research, vac­cine devel­op­ment, clin­i­cal tri­als and U.S. Food and Drug Admin­is­tra­tion (FDA) inves­ti­ga­tion­al new drug appli­ca­tion pro­cess­ing.

“Gen­er­al Dynam­ics will pro­vide Navy Med­i­cine Research excep­tion­al sup­port to enable their enter­prise-wide research and devel­op­ment efforts,” said Mar­cus Col­lier, senior vice pres­i­dent of the Health and Civil­ian Solu­tions Divi­sion for Gen­er­al Dynam­ics Infor­ma­tion Tech­nol­o­gy. “With over 21 years of expe­ri­ence sup­port­ing Mil­i­tary Health Sys­tem orga­ni­za­tions, our unique insight and knowl­edge of our customer’s require­ments will allow us to be a trust­ed part­ner to the U.S. Navy and sup­port their mis­sion by pro­vid­ing high-qual­i­ty health care for mil­i­tary per­son­nel and their fam­i­lies.”

The U.S. Navy Bureau of Med­i­cine and Surgery (BUMED) serves as head­quar­ters com­mand for Navy Med­i­cine, which pro­vides health care ser­vices to ben­e­fi­cia­ries in both wartime and peace­time. Navy Med­i­cine per­son­nel deploy to care for Sailors and Marines abroad as well as pro­vide health­care ser­vices for uni­formed ser­vices’ fam­i­ly mem­bers and retirees at mil­i­tary facil­i­ties world­wide.

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