General Dynamics

September 12, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Land Systems has received a $34 million delivery order for 30 M1A1 Abrams integrated management (AIM) main battle tanks. The contract includes an option for an additional 30 tanks, bringing the potential award value to $69.5 million.

September 10, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded contracts worth $47 million by Force Protection Incorporated to provide supplies and support for the U.S. Marine Corps' mine resistant ambush protected vehicle program.

September 8, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Information Technology has received a $32 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Afghanistan Engineer District (AED) to provide information technology management services in Afghanistan to support USACE-AED reconstruction and infrastructure development programs. The contract has a potential value of $32 million over five years if all options are exercised. General Dynamics will manage an in-country network and will provide critical communications between USACE-AED operations and the continental U.S.

September 5, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics C4 Systems has been awarded a $41 million contract modification from the U.S. Marine Corps System Command for the production of nine capability set II combat operations centers and 18 common modules. Each operations center comprises a network of workstations and servers supporting standard tactical data systems and other mission-critical software, voice, data and voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) communications.

August 29, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded a $32 million contract by the U.S. Army to provide information technology engineering and professional services within the 1st Theater Sustainment Command's area of responsibility. Under the contract, General Dynamics will provide services to support inventory procurement, management and related supply-chain operations. It will also perform standard Army retail supply system logistics analysis and financial reporting.

August 27, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamics, has received $15.7 million from the U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, for the first year's production on a six-year contract for joint service lightweight standoff chemical agent detector (JSLSCAD) systems and spare parts. The JSLSCAD is a detection system designed to provide ground vehicles with state-of-the-art remote chemical agent detection.

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics C4 Systems will add a new public switched telephone network (PSTN) feature to the Sectéra vIPer universal secure phone in a $2.8 million contract awarded by the National Security Agency. The new feature, "PSTN Connect," will enable the vIPer phone to connect with traditional telephone networks, enabling users of secure desktop phones to use one secure phone on either PSTN or voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) networks.

August 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Land Systems has received a contract from the U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command for production and maintenance of 615 Stryker vehicles. The contract has a potential value of $1.2 billion. Stryker operates with the latest C4ISR equipment and an integrated armor package, thereby protecting soldiers against improvised explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades and other infantry weapons.

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems will provide research and development for the development of the advanced wideband open architecture radar system under a cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order of $7,263,300. The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

August 13, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorporated and BAE Systems will jointly develop architecture to automate the detection and identification of ground battle targets. The companies will jointly integrate the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's continuous look attack management for predator (CLAMP) program under a $6 million Air Force contract.

August 8, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Land Systems has received a $24.2 million contract with the U.S. Marine Corps to produce 10 LAV-25 light armored vehicles (LAVs), three LAV logistics vehicles and vehicle components to meet anticipated war-loss requirements.

August 4, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics C4 Systems has been awarded a $23 million contract for AN/USC-61(C) digital modular radios (DMRs), the U.S. Navy's standard communications system for newly constructed ships and submarines. General Dynamics C4 Systems has delivered more than 370 DMRs for use throughout the fleet and at Navy shore sites, enabling secure short-range and global communications using U.S. military standard waveforms.

July 25, 2008
By Katie Packard

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.

July 23, 2008
By Katie Packard

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.

July 11, 2008
By Katie Packard

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.

July 7, 2008
By Katie Packard

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.

July 9, 2008
By Katie Packard

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.

July 2, 2008
By Katie Packard

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.

July 1, 2008
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Network Systems was awarded the Intelligence Information, Command and Control, Equipment and Enhancements contract, an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a $3.1 billion maximum, by the Air Force.

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