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 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 ass
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 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.
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.
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 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 Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has awarded 11 contracts totaling $6.6 billion as part of its Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise, or SITE. The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts will last five years and extend across the defense intelligence enterprise and the intelligence community. Six large companies were awarded contracts: BAE Systems Information Technology Incorporated; General Dynamics Information Technology Incorporated; Lockheed Martin Corporation; Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation; Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC); and Systems Research and Applications Corporation (SRA).
General Dynamics Information Technology's VIPS business unit has been awarded a contract with an initial value of $16 million and a maximum value of $84 million to support the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The company will support CMS' Retiree Drug Subsidy (RDS) program by providing managed services support with both information technology and operational components. RDS operations include application processing, electronic data interchange support, payment and overpayment processing and appeals processing.
General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a contract to provide information management support services to the U.S. Department of the Interior's (DOI) Minerals Management Service (MMS). The task order is valued at $10.5 million over five years if all options are exercised. Under the task order, General Dynamics will support MMS' Office of Information Management Services (OIMS) and regional program offices by coordinating and planning of the Gulf of Mexico Region's information management activities.
General Dynamics has been awarded a $20 million contract by The Boeing Company to produce composite components for the C-17 Globemaster III airlifter. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in February 2011 and end by April 2012.
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has been awarded a $30.6 million contract to produce 118 Type-3 advanced mission computers (AMC) for the Navy's F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jets. The AMC is the nerve center of the Super Hornet, providing situational awareness and combat systems control to the flight crew.
General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a contract to support and modernize the Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrative Voice Enterprise Services (FAVES) program. The contract is valued at $228 million over 10 years. Under the contract, the company will provide managed services support including operations and maintenance, technology refresh and upgrades to existing administrative telephony systems and provide new administrative telephony systems and services.
The U.S. Army's Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $253 million contract for logistics support of the Stryker family of combat vehicles. Under the contract, the company will support Army Stryker brigade combat teams in the United States and overseas, including ordering spare parts, managing a spare parts warehouse, worldwide distribution of repair parts and completing maintenance services on the Stryker vehicle fleet.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded an $18 million contract by General Dynamics Land Systems to supply LRS-2000 Rate Sensor Assembly units for the Stabilized Commander's Weapon Station on U.S. Army M1A1 Abrams Tanks. The LRS-2000 is a two-axis rate sensor developed to support gun and turret stabilization applications with low random drift and high reliability.
General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, had been awarded a five-year contract valued at $387 million for constructive training systems support by the U.S. Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation. Under the contract, the company will provide technical, management and professional engineering support services for the procurement and fielding of constructive training systems.
The U.S. Army Contracting Command in Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, has awarded General Dynamics a $33 million contract to produce reactive armor tile sets for Army Bradley fighting vehicles. Deliveries are scheduled to be completed by November 2010.
The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command has awarded General Dynamics American Overseas Marine a $27.2 million operations and maintenance services contract. Under the contract, the company will provide full service operations and maintenance for seven Navy large, medium-speed, roll-on/roll-off vessels. Services include crewing, engineering, maintenance, procurement and provisioning.
General Dynamics has been awarded a five year, $60 million U.S. Air Force contract to provide network management and mission operations support to the 480th Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing's Air Force Distributed Common Ground System and two network operations centers in Virginia and California. Under the contract, the company will continue to provide systems, network and communications engineering; technical project management, systems integration and administration; configuration management; and network security management.
The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics two Stryker related contracts with a total value of $112 million. The first is an $84 million contract for battle damage assessment, repair services and materials for Stryker brigades deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. The second $28 million award is for 474 hull protection kits and spare parts for Stryker vehicles.