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General Dynamics Receives Electromagnetic Radiation Support Contract

November 18, 2010
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Information Technology Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a contract potentially valued at nearly $36 million to provide engineering services supporting the effects of electromagnetic (EM) radiation and EM spectrum.  Support will provide actual site surveys at physical locations as well as modeling and simulation of sites and equipment sets. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.

General Dynamics Receives $187 Million for Common Hardware Systems

October 26, 2010
By George Seffers

General Dynamics C4 Systems Incorporated, Taunton, Masschusetts, was recently awarded a $187 million contract modification to raise the contract ceiling to $2.68 billion. Items to be procured under this contract are Common Hardware Systems-3. U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command Contracting Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

General Dynamics to Provide Networks to U.S. Marines

October 26, 2010
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Information Technology, Needham, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $9 million task order MU30 under the U.S. Air Force network-centric solutions contract for dense wave division multiplexing transport networks. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Camp Pendleton, California, is the contracting activity.

General Dynamics Awarded $30 Million for Joint Biological Point Detection Systems

September 10, 2010
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products has been awarded a potential $300 million contract by the U.S. Army for production and field support of Joint Biological Point Detection Systems (JBPDS). The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, awarded the contract. The JBPDS is a self-contained instrument suite that rapidly detects and identifies biological warfare agents. Available in man-portable, shelter-based, ship-based and trailer-mounted variants, the JBPDS can be configured to meet the operational requirements of the U.S. Army and Navy.

General Dynamics Receives Modification to Information Technology Contract

September 3, 2010
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a more than $38 million contract modification for information technology/information management department support services. This modification provides for a wide range of services and products, including information engineering; business process improvement relative to automation; analytical and technical support for enterprise resource planning; consultation; hardware and software evaluation and selection; systems analysis; systems and applications sustainment, including configuration and maintenance of web sites and servers; integration of systems and applications; database administration; production support; information assurance; network support; firewall support; and imaging services. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

General Dynamics Receives $80 Million for Satellite Communications Antennas

August 27, 2010
By George Seffers

General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies received an $80 million contract from Harris Corporation to design, manufacture and install six new 16-meter antennas and upgrade four 9-meter satellite communications antennas. Supporting the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's new Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R series (GOES-R) program, the antennas will enable critical command, control, telemetry and sensor data communications between satellites and ground stations. The system supports weather forecasting, severe storm tracking and meteorology research.

General Dynamics to Provide Smart Display Units for U.S. Armored Vehicles

August 25, 2010
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Canada recently received an order to supply more than 1,000 Smart Display Units for installation in U.S. Army Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles. The order represents the first use of General Dynamics Canada's technology on the MRAP platform, expanding the reach of the company's comprehensive suite of vehicle electronics currently embedded in the majority of the U.S. armoured vehicle fleet. The MRAP vehicles' command, control, communications and computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities are being upgraded to support future growth and improve operational capability for the crews. General Dynamics Canada received the order from WestWind Technologies Inc., which was recently awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command.

General Dynamics Receives C4IS2 Logistics Support Services Award

June 25, 2010
By George Seffers

The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, recently awarded General Dynamics Information Technology, Intelligence Solutions Division, Fairfax, Virginia, a nearly $12 million contract to provide logistics support services in support of command, control, communications, computers and intelligence sustainment support (C4IS2) systems. This contract will continue logistics support services for critical Marine Corps C4IS2 systems while a follow-on contract is competed and will provide a transition between the current intelligence information, command and control, equipment and enhancements contract, which expires on June 30, and the follow-on contract.

SPAWAR Awards Common Afloat Contract to General Dynamics

June 7, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

The U.S. Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command has chosen General Dynamics to compete for future orders under the Common Afloat Local Area Network Infrastructure (CALI) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contracts. As one of three recipients, General Dynamics will deliver secure, commercial off-the-shelf hardware, software and networking equipment. Each CALI contract has a total potential value of $502 million with all options exercised.

General Dynamics To Support BRAC Moves in National Capital Region

May 28, 2010
By Henry Kenyon

General Dynamics Information Technology has received a $146.2 million, three-year contract for Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) support by the U.S. Defense Department's Washington Headquarters Services (WHS). Under the contract,  General Dynamics will provide turnkey enterprise information technology network infrastructure services to assist the nearly 6,400 employees relocating from Washington, D.C., area offices to the Mark Center facility in Alexandria, Virginia. The company will install and implement multilevel networks and systems, provide testing and information assurance, and deploy communications equipment.

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