August 25, 2017

General Dynamics Missions Systems Incorporation, Scottsdale, Arizona, is being awarded a $37,136,744 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the full rate production of the Common Aviation Command and Control System (CAC2S), managed by Program Executive Office Land Systems, Quantico, Virginia.

The contract will procure 41 full deployment units and quarterly software maintenance releases, in four lots from fiscal year 2017 through 2020, to include the servers, network switches, network routers, radios and ancillary equipment, and assembly of the components into a deployable system. The contract includes three one-year options, which if exercised, will bring the total value to $104,850,491. 

April 26, 2016

General Dynamics C4 Systems, Battle Management Systems Division, Scottsdale, Arizona, is being awarded a $9,147,485 modification to previously awarded contract M67854-12-C-0211 to exercise an option for the procurement of five Common Aviation Command and Control System (CAC2S) limited deployment units (LDUs). Exercise of this option brings the total production of CAC2S LDUs to nine. Work will be performed in Scottsdale, Arizona (56 percent); Fulton, Maryland (35 percent); Huntsville, Alabama (4 percent); San Diego, California (3 percent); and Hollywood, Maryland (2 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2017. Fiscal 2016 procurement (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $9,147

March 2, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

By the end of 2012, U.S. Marine Corps aviation experts plan to have the Corps equipped with a common command and control (C2) platform that not only will improve situational awareness and information assurance (IA), but also will ramp up mobility as well. The technology behind this advance is the Marine Corps' Common Aviation Command and Control System (CAC2S), which aims to provide closer coordination of the Marine ground and air C2 centers, allowing more speedy responses to changing battlefield conditions. Technology Editor George I.

February 11, 2011
By George Seffers

ThalesRaytheonSystems Company has been awarded a $5 million contract to demonstrate a Common Aviation Command and Control System (CAC2S) prototype system for the U.S. Marine Corps. ThalesRaytheonSystems will demonstrate its proposed CAC2S system in approximately eight months at Camp Pendleton, California.