Common Display System

April 28, 2015

DRS Laurel Technologies, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $15,513,814 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Common Display System (CDS) Technology Insertion 12 production. The CDS is a family of display systems, which provides the Navy with an enterprise display solution on Navy surface ships with potential for U.S. Marine Corps and allied forces use. CDS was initially developed to support DDG 1000 and Aegis Modernization, but has been expanded to all Aegis CGs and DDGs, CVNs, and amphibious ships to include LHAs and LSDs, and is being considered for use in Navy aircraft and submarines.

May 21, 2012
By George Seffers

DRS Laurel Technologies, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a potential $23,496,225 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for qualification and production of the Variant A Common Display System (CDS), spares and associated engineering services. The CDS is a family of displays implemented across platform systems on Navy surface ships, submarines, and aircraft. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington DC, is the contracting activity.

March 2, 2011
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a nearly $27 million contract modification for the production of the Navy's Common Display System (CDS), a commercial, off-the-shelf-based, grade A shock-qualified, display system in support of various Navy platforms. The CDS equipment procurement provides a family of display systems that support the Navy's implementation of open architecture for Navy combat systems. The CDS is designed around commercially available hardware and software and will provide computer displays to support combat systems on various Navy ships, submarines, and aircraft, with potential for U.S.