General Dynamics Robotic System has been awarded a contract by the Office of Naval Research to develop the Common Launch and Recovery System for use on the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). General Dynamics will use robotics and automation technologies to develop a method for launching and recovering unmanned maritime systems, including unmanned boats and other watercraft, from the LCS.
General Dynamics Land System--Canada has been awarded a delivery order from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC). The order has a potential value of $552 million and is for the production of 773 RG-31 Mk5E Category I vehicles for the MCSC's Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle program.
General Dynamics C4 Systems has been awarded a $9.2 million contract to develop satellite communication encryption and telemetry technologies. The contract allows General Dynamics to continue the development, qualification and certification of a National Security Agency-approved encryption module for securing telemetry, tracking and control of Defense Department satellites. The contract is through the U.S. Air Force's Telemetry, Tracking and Commanding KG-327 program, and the contracting activity is the U.S.
The U.S. Air Force is modifying an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with General Dynamics Network Systems for a maximum increase of $3.1 billion. The Intelligence Information, Command and Control, Equipment and Enhancements (ICE2) contract provides worldwide information technology sustainment and technical support. Warner-Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity.
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems Incorporated has been awarded a not-to-exceed ceiling $13,578,000 cost reimbursement letter contract for engineering services to support the Maritime Integrated Air and Missile Defense Planning System (MIPS). MIPS will provide the Joint Forces Maritime Component Commander a tool for allocating resources and assessing risks to mitigate threats. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.
General Dynamics Information Technology has received a delivery order by the Army to expand information technology infrastructure and network capabilities at Fort Meade, Maryland, where the Defense Information Systems Agency is being relocated. The expansion is part of the U.S. Army Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems' Infrastructure Modernization program, which seeks to improve network capabilities in order to address evolving Army communications requirements.