General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded an Air Force contract for air defense communications.

The five-year task order, for the Air Defense Communications Service 3 program, has a maximum value of $80 million if all options are exercised, according to a General Dynamics news release.

General Dynamics Information Technology will provide single system management, maintenance and logistics for North American Aerospace Defense Command and Pacific Air Force communications systems and subsystems. "General Dynamics will continue to assist the Air Force by maintaining its existing systems and integrating current and new technology solutions for the air defense network," said company vice president Edward Hudson.