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General Dynamics Awarded $10 Million Training Support Contract by Army

December 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Information Technology has received a $9.9 million 18-month contract from the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) to support the Ordnance Mechanical Maintenance School at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland. Through this contract, General Dynamics will provide Army-qualified, TRADOC-certified instructors to train Advanced Individual Training soldiers and professional development students on mechanical maintenance on tanks, small arms weapons, wheeled and tracked vehicles, trucks, generators, air conditioners and other equipment.

Bath Iron Works Awarded $46 Million Contract for DDG 1000 Services

December 5, 2008
By Katie Packard

Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, has been awarded a $45.8 million contract option from the U.S. Navy to provide services associated with the detail design and construction of the DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer. Bath Iron Works will continue to provide services for the DDG 1000 program, including configuration management and maintenance of class design products; program management; configuration and data management; system and ship integration services; production engineering services; and ship system segment management.

General Dynamics Awards Electronic Warfare Subsystem Contract to Lockheed Martin

December 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has awarded Lockheed Martin MS2 a contract valued at up to $36 million, including options for development and procurement of the High Gain, High Sensitivity (HGHS) subsystem. General Dynamics will integrate the HGHS subsystem into the U.S. Navy's Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program Block 1B3 upgrade, which currently is in development. Lockheed Martin will develop and procure the HGHS subsystem, including the topside antenna systems and the below-decks signal processor as well as the processing algorithms that accompany the processor.

General Dynamics Awarded $52 Million Engineering and Support Contract for TRIDENT Ballistic Missile Systems

December 1, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has been awarded a $52 million contract by the U.S. Navy to provide operational support; field engineering, repair and return services; training; and system development for the U.S. and U.K. TRIDENT II (D5) Fire Control System. The contract also includes SSGN Attack Weapons Control Systems life-cycle cost control and technology refresh work.

General Dynamics Awarded $64 Million for Tank Upgrades

November 24, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics has received a $63.7 million contract from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command to upgrade 180 tanks under the Abrams Improved Systems Enhancement Package (SEP) Reset program. As part of the reset program, M1A2 SEP Version One tanks are upgraded to the SEP Version Two configuration, which includes improved displays, sights, power and a tank-infantry phone.

General Dynamics Electric Boat Corporation to Provide Services and Support for Active Nuclear Submarines

November 19, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Electric Boat Corporation is being awarded a $286 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for design agent, planning yard, engineering and technical support for active nuclear submarines. This contract includes options that could bring the cumulative value of the contract to an estimated $1.8 billion. The contract provides for drawings and related technical data; design change documentation; logistics technical data; configuration management; hull, mechanical and electrical engineering; submarine safety design review; non-propulsion plant electrical system engineering; information services; on-site support; configuration change program design and installation support; configuration change program material support; submarine technical trade support; modernization of submarine/submersible systems/subsystems; and other services.

General Dynamics Awarded $58 Million for Engineering Work on Saudi Tank

November 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded $58.3 million to design the new Saudi M1A2 (M1A2S) Abrams tank for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Foreign Military Sales contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command for the Royal Saudi Land Forces. General Dynamics will design, develop, convert, implement and test a hybrid configuration of the M1A1, M1A2 and M1A2 System Enhancement Package tank variants for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

General Dynamics European Land Systems Awarded Contract for EAGLE IV 4x4 Vehicles for Germany

November 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics European Land Systems as entered a contract with Bundesamt für Wehrtechnik und Beschaffung, a German company, for the delivery of 198 EAGLE IV protected command and function vehicles. The contract has a total value of approximately $141 million.

General Dynamics Awarded $13 Million to Continue Developing Maritime Air and Missile Defense Planning System

October 14, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has been awarded a contract valued at up to $13.5 million for engineering services in support of the Maritime Integrated Air and Missile Defense Planning System, a successor to the Area Air Defense Commander Capability. MIPS is an operational-level planning tool designed to help the Joint Force Maritime Component Commander rapidly analyze and optimize alternatives for defeating current or projected air and missile threats.

General Dynamics Awarded $183 Million Contract for Integrated Logistics Support to Naval Air Systems Command

October 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded a contract for integrated logistics support for foreign military sales. The Naval Air Systems Command awarded the five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, which has a total potential value of $183 million if all options are exercised. General Dynamics will provide logistics, technical program management, configuration management, financial management, acquisition and administrative support to the Naval Aviation Foreign Military Sales programs. General Dynamics also will assist with program planning, requirements determination, site activation, transportation and delivery, acquisition and tracking of procurement items.

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