General Dynamics will develop incident-modeling software for U.S. Army

FAIRFAX , Va. General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded the Joint Effects Model (JEM) program contract by the U.S. Army Contract Command. JEM is the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD's) primary web-based software system for modeling the effects of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) weapon strikes and possible toxic industrial chemical and material incidents.

General Dynamics -- a business unit of General Dynamics -- will support JEM software development and technical documentation, perform field system upgrades and modifications, monitor operations, head up program and systems engineering management, and support maintenance and sustainment activities. It will also serve as the integrator of JEM software.

The single-award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract has a ceiling value of $45 million, with an ordering period of five years; work is set to be performed in Middletown, Rhode Island, and San Diego, California.

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