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Smartphone Technology Enables Rifle-Centric Soldier System

Smartphone Technology Enables Rifle-Centric Soldier System

General Dynamics Canada and Colt Canada are working together to network Colt’s Sniper (Soldier) Weapon & Observer Reconnaissance Devices (SWORD) system, which integrates weapon-mounted surveillance and targeting devices with ruggedized smartphone-like technology. The SWORD system brings critical situational-awareness information directly […]


Manpack Radios in Arctic Connect with MUOS Satellites Orbiting Equator

Manpack Radios in Arctic Connect with MUOS Satellites Orbiting Equator

Two General Dynamics C4 Systems-developed AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radios successfully completed secure voice and data calls from Alaska and the Arctic Circle, using the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) waveform to connect with the MUOS satellite and ground communications network. […]


First Zumwalt Class Destroyer Launched

First Zumwalt Class Destroyer Launched

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works successfully launched the Navy’s first Zumwalt-class destroyer Oct. 28 at their Bath, Maine shipyard. The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) will be the lead ship of the Navy’s newest destroyer class, designed for littoral operations […]


Soldier’s Network: US Army Issues New Order for WIN-T Increment 2

Soldier’s Network: US Army Issues New Order for WIN-T Increment 2

The U.S. Department of Defense has authorized the Army to proceed with a follow-on order of Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 (Inc 2). The Army awarded General Dynamics C4 Systems a delivery order valued at approximately $111 million to […]


Germany Orders 100 Eagle V 4×4 Vehicles

Germany Orders 100 Eagle V 4×4 Vehicles

General Dynamics European Land Systems was awarded a contract by the German Procurement Agency, Bundesamt für Ausrüstung, Informationstechnik und Nutzung der Bundeswehr (BAAINBw), for the delivery of 100 Eagle V Protected Command Vehicles for the “GFF Klasse 2” Program. This […]


BIW Lays Keel of Second DDG 1000-class Destroyer

BIW Lays Keel of Second DDG 1000-class Destroyer

On Thursday, May 23, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated the keel laying of Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), the second ship in the planned three-ship Zumwalt class of guided-missile destroyers. The ship is named for Petty Officer Second Class Michael […]


General Dynamics to Deliver Army’s Newest Tactical Ground Station Intelligence System

General Dynamics to Deliver Army’s Newest Tactical Ground Station Intelligence System

The U.S. Army awarded a contract to General Dynamics C4 Systems for 10 vehicle-mounted Tactical Ground Station (TGS) Lot D systems with an option for 11 additional systems. The TGS system is part of the Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A), […]


General Dynamics Awarded $4.6 Billion for Submarine Programs

General Dynamics Awarded $4.6 Billion for Submarine Programs

General Dynamics Electric Boat was recently awarded three U.S. Navy contracts totaling $4.6 billion to design and develop the next-generation strategic deterrent submarine, and to continue construction and purchasing of materials for Virginia-class attack submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly […]


Digital Modular Radios For New US Navy Ships and Submarines

Digital Modular Radios For New US Navy Ships and Submarines

The U.S. Navy has ordered an additional 53 General Dynamics-built AN/USC-61(C) four-channel Digital Modular Radios (DMR) for use aboard new Navy ships, submarines and inshore sites. In addition to the new radios, existing DMR hardware will be modified to accommodate […]


 
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