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GDIT Special Warfare Assault Kit Contract

A 25th Air Support Operations Squadron TACP Staff Sgt demonstrates how to use a GPS communication system designed to attach to body armour [US Air Force: Tech Sgt Anthony Nelson Jr]

General Dynamic Information Technology (GDIT) has been awarded a $137,861,955 contract to develop and sustain the Special Warfare Assault Kit.

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US DoD Contract Notice, Arlington VA, 05 May 2023: General Dynamic Information Technology, Inc., Falls Church, Virginia, has been awarded a $137,861,955 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for service required to develop and sustain the system-of-systems Special Warfare Assault Kit. This contract provides support for the special warfare acquisition growth and refresh, Guardian Angel and tactical air control party modernisation programmes.

The Special Warfare Assault Kit and Communications System is designed to attach to the body armour worn by service members [US Air Force: 2nd Lt Benjamin Aronson]

Work will be performed in Dayton, Ohio, and is expected to be completed June 15, 2033. This contract involves Foreign Military Sales to Australia, Bulgaria, India, Bahrain, Bosnia, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Montenegro, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Türkiye, Estonia, Kenya, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, and Latvia.

Czech TACP specialists, like these two photographed in Poland during NOBLE JUMP 15, are among those who will benefit from the SWAK modernisation contract [ © Bob Morrison]

This single-award contract the result of a competitive source-selection acquisition and five offers were received. Fiscal 2023 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $250,000 will be obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity

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