General Dynamics awarded $761m for SOUTHCOM Cyber Modernization

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has been awarded the Southern Command’s (SOUTHCOM) Cyber Information Technology Enterprise Services (SCITES) contract to modernize SOUTHCOM’s IT infrastructure, spanning Central America, South America and select countries in the Caribbean.

The single award holds a total estimated value of $761.6 million and includes a seven-month base period with six one-year options.

Through this contract, which was awarded in September, GDIT will provide global enterprise IT and digital modernization services including installation, operations and maintenance of a Tier 3 Cyber Security System Provider (CSSP), cloud computing, edge computing, multiple X as a Service (XaaS) solutions, and software development.