General Dynamics Information Technology, a unit of General Dynamics, has received a $47 million contract from the U.S. Navy to perform work for the Military Sealift Command.

The single award contract covers one base year with four option years.

General Dynamics, which is based in Fairfax, Va., will provide engineering support for the modernization of the main engines and auxiliary systems onboard Military Sealift Command vessels through the Naval Surface Warfare Center. Work will be performed at several locations, including Philadelphia; Bremerton, Wash.; San Diego, Calif.; Norfolk, Va.; Honolulu, Hawaii; Gaeta, Italy; Yokosuka, Japan; and Guam.