SOURCE: GC Micro

April 06, 2016 13:07 ET

GC Micro Subcontractor to Boeing in $3.2 Billion Aircraft Sale to United Kingdom

Sonoma County, Minority and Woman-Owned IT Firm to Provide IT Systems and Infrastructure Products and Services

PETALUMA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 6, 2016) - GC Micro Corporation, a hardware and software integration and services company based in Petaluma, Calif., has been announced as a subcontractor to Boeing as part of the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency's sale of nine Boeing-made P-8A Poseidon aircraft to the United Kingdom. The sale of the aircraft, which is designed for maritime patrol and long-range anti-submarine warfare, has been approved by the U.S. State Department. It is expected to approve in Congress, and amounts to an estimated $3.2 billion. Boeing, the prime contractor, will work with GC Micro among other subcontractors, to deliver multiple high-performance aircraft with advanced intelligence and surveillance systems.

"GC Micro is proud to be part of the Boeing team that builds American defense systems. Meeting Boeing's high performance standards and customer expectations -- and earning its Performance Excellence Award seven times -- is a testament to our commitment to excellence and outstanding customer focus," said Belinda Guadarrama, CEO of GC Micro. "We are excited to continue expanding our relationships by working with our customers to support these critical, high-value international contracts, including this contract in the UK."

GC Micro continues to expand its value to customers and keeping with the aerospace industry's highest quality standards, the firm is AS9120 and ISO 9001 certified. GC Micro, which has been supporting IT procurement with Boeing for more than 20 years, has a team of specialists dedicated to delivering Boeing's IT needs at both the contract and program level. As a subcontractor to Boeing, this further exemplifies GC Micro's expertise and commitment to delivering quality services in IT hardware and software for the aerospace and defense industry.

GC Micro provides computer hardware and software, such as integrated computer systems and servers, custom cable assemblies, tools/equipment for repair and overhaul, as well as facilitating and managing custom requirements for services and products such as test equipment, equipment services, maintenance and contracting services.

About GC Micro
GC Micro works with 1,500 top software and hardware manufacturers. The business offers more than 220,000 products with access to over $5 billion in product inventory across 14 national warehouses. In addition to fulfilling information technology hardware and software requirements, GC Micro provides hardware and software integration services and software management services to the Federal Government and Fortune 500 companies. For more information, visit www.gcmicro.com.

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