General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded a two-year, $25 million contract to modernize network security at all Air Force and Air National Guard bases worldwide. The task order was awarded under the Network-Centric Solutions (NETCENTS) contract.
General Dynamics will support the Enclave Non-classified Internet Protocol Router Network Firewall and Automated Security Incident Management Sustainment programs. The work will include network management upgrades at the Air Force Integrated Network Operations and Security Centers and Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team locations. In addition, the company “will support Air Force Network (AFNet) security requirements and increase visibility into network traffic across the Air Force Non-classified Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNet),” according to the General Dynamics announcement.
“General Dynamics will leverage more than 20 years of experience designing and integrating cyber systems and networks for all components of the Department of Defense to offer the Air Force a cost-effective, reliable approach to meet the needs of this top priority cyber program,” said Charlie Plummer, vice president and general manager of General Dynamics Information Technology’s IT Solutions unit.