General Dynamics to support US command in Afghanistan

General Dynamics Information Technology, a provider of IT systems and communications networks for the defence sector, has been awarded a three-year, $39m (£25m) task order by the US Army Sustainment Command to provide logistics support to the US Army’s 1st Theater Sustainment Command in Afghanistan.

General Dynamics will help to provide the supplies needed to sustain the US Army’s expanded presence in the country.

The company will utilise US military systems to track supplies from the point of origin within the US, on the ship or on the cargo plane to the final base destination.