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November 29, 2005
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Signal Solutions Awarded Army IT Services Contract

FAIRFAX, Va. - The U.S. Army has awarded Signal Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of General Dynamics Network Systems, the Total Engineering and Integration Services (TEIS) contract, to provide information technology (IT) engineering and technical support. The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) multiple award contract has a performance period of one base year and four option years with a ceiling value of approximately $800 million. General Dynamics Network Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

Signal Solutions, an incumbent provider on the predecessor contract, will continue to provide IT support services to the U.S. Army’s Communications-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command (USACE-LCMC) and the Information Systems Engineering Command (USAISEC), as well as other federal agencies. Work will be performed in Fort Huachuca, Ariz., the National Capital Region and at USAISEC customer sites worldwide.

“We are proud to continue providing enterprise engineering services, information assurance, and integration services in support of the Army warfighter,” said Philip Jones, the Signal Solutions vice president responsible for the program. “We welcome this opportunity to build upon our partnership with USAISEC to provide new and innovative solutions to the Army.”

Since the first TEIS contract was awarded in 2000, Signal Solutions has partnered with the ISEC to provide the Army with rapid response and global support in transforming its information systems enterprise. During that time, Signal Solutions has been awarded 500 task orders, totaling more than $440 million.

USAISEC’s primary mission is system engineering and integration of information systems for the U.S. Army. Their mission includes the design, engineering, integration, testing, and acceptance of information systems. USAISEC provides matrix support to the program executive officer and program manager structure for systems engineering and integration of assigned information systems.

About Signal Solutions, Inc.

Signal Solutions, Inc, a General Dynamics company, is a diversified high-technology services company headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, and operating in more than 60 offices throughout the country. More than 85 percent of the 1,900 employees have engineering or technical backgrounds, making Signal Solutions, Inc. a leader in providing IT and engineering and management products and services to industry and government. More information can be found at

About General Dynamics Network Systems

General Dynamics Network Systems is a world-class information technology architect and systems integrator of converged voice, video and data networks that are secure, scalable, survivable and interoperable. More than 6,000 dedicated professionals design, build, integrate and operate enterprise and wireless networks for government and commercial customers worldwide. More information about the company can be found at

About General Dynamics

General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, employs approximately 71,900 people worldwide and had 2004 revenue of $19.2 billion. The company is a market leader in mission-critical information systems and technologies; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and business aviation.

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