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General Dynamics Promotes Casey, Poitras

April 4, 2012
By Henry Kenyon

General Dynamics, Falls Church, Virginia, has named John P. Casey executive vice president of its Marine Systems group, and Kevin J. Poitras president of Electric Boat.

General Dynamics to Support Signal Brigade in Middle East

March 19, 2012
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Information Technology Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, was awarded a $12,212,625 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the support services to the 160th Signal Brigade and their subordinate commands with the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. Work will be performed in Kuwait, Qatar, and Afghanistan, with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2017. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, is the contracting activity.

General Dynamics to Provide Wide Area Network Services

March 14, 2012
By George Seffers

General Dynamics, C4 Systems Incorporated, San Antonio, Texas, was awarded an $82,935,215 cost-plus-award-fee contract to provide for the multi-level security information systems wide area network services. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Triangle Park, North Carolina, is the contracting activity.

Two Companies to Support C4I Efforts

February 15, 2012
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Information Technology Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a $39,879,448 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee multiple award contract, and Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a $34,989,671 contract to provide technology insertion, software and systems engineering, modeling and simulation, testing, and integrated logistics in support of communications, information technology, and other command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I) efforts. Both awardees will compete for task orders during the ordering period. This three-year contract includes two, one-year options which, if exercised, would bring the potential value of this contract to $68,088,406. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific is the contracting activity.

Five Firms to Research and Develop ISR Technologies

February 10, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, San Diego, California, is being awarded a potential $89,447,206 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, multiple award contract to provide research, development, test, and evaluation of emerging surveillance technologies, sensors and systems with potential for applicability in the areas of air, ground, and shipboard intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance and information operations systems. Stanley Associates Incorporated, Fairfax, Virgina, is being awarded a a potential $77,775,689. General Dynamics Information Technology Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, could receive as much as $76,559,590. Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia, will receive a potential $72,642,658, and L-3 Services Incorporated, Mount Laurel, New Jersey, could receive $62,640,527. Awardees will compete for task orders during the ordering period. Each contract includes one two-year option. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.

Radio and App Capabilities Merge

January 31, 2012

Elements of the 75th Ranger Regiment in Afghanistan are now using a combined radio/wearable computer that enables intrasquad communications as well as the ability to share text messages, situation reports and other information.

GD to Provide Advanced Computers for U.S. and Australian Fighter Jets

January 30, 2012
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Bloomington, Minnesota, is being awarded a $20,585,146 contract modification to exercise an option for the full-rate production of 80 Type 3 Advanced Mission Computers (AMC) for the Navy F/A-18E/F and E/A-18G aircraft. In addition, this modification provides for the procurement of three Type-3 AMC spares for the Royal Australian Air Force. This modification combines purchases for the U.S. Navy and the government of Australia under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Multiple Firms to Compete for $250 Million Cloud Computing Services

January 6, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Manassas, Virginia; International Business Machines Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland; HP Enterprise Services, L.L.C., Herndon, Virginia; Northrop Grumman, Herndon, Virginia; General Dynamics One Source, L.L.C., Fairfax, Virginia; MicroTech L.L.C., Vienna, Virginia; and Criterion Systems Incorporated, Vienna, Virginia, were awarded a $249.8 million firm-fixed-price contract between multiple contractors. The award will provide for the enterprise cloud computing services in support of the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Alexandria, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Federal Aviation Administration Orders Additional Air Traffic Control Radios

December 30, 2011
By George Seffers

General Dynamics C4 Systems received a $6.5 million order from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for more than 1,000 CM-300/350 series ultrahigh frequency (UHF) Air Traffic Control (ATC) radios. This order includes the milestone 15,000th CM-300 radio delivered as part of the government's modernization program for the National Airspace System. The new order is part of a 10-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract awarded to General Dynamics by the FAA in 2002. All contract options have been exercised and the $100 million full potential value of the contract has been reached. CM-300/350 UHF radios link air traffic controllers to military aircraft flying across the national airspace. Another model of the same radio, the CM-300/350 very high frequency (VHF) radios, enable air traffic control communications for commercial and general aviation aircraft.

General Dynamics Provides C4I Operations in Korea

December 9, 2011
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia, was awarded a $9,457,570 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the command, control, communications and computer intelligence operations and maintenance services. Work will be performed in Yongsan, Korea. The 411th Contracting Support Brigade, Korea, is the contracting activity.


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