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General Dynamics - Swiss F/A-18 Hornet fighter fleet contract


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General Dynamics
: 26 September, 2008  (Company News)
General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded a contract to provide program management services for the Swiss government's F/A-18 Hornet fighter fleet.
The five-year contract was awarded to General Dynamics by the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command and has a total potential value of $25.7 million if all options are exercised.

Under this contract, General Dynamics will provide logistics, information technology (IT) and engineering support for global Swiss F/A-18 Hornet operations. Additionally, General Dynamics will provide communications management and training services to support the Swiss F/A-18 Hornet fleet.

'International air forces are turning to recognized global technology services leaders to enhance their operations and responsiveness,' said Cresswell Elmore, General Dynamics Information Technology vice president of logistics for Navy/Air Force Systems. 'General Dynamics' worldwide support for the Swiss F/A-18 Hornet fleet reflects our proven capabilities in providing international services and technology support.'

The Swiss government acquired the F/A-18 Hornet fighters through the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program.
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