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2014-09-18 12:21:02

FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a $16.2 million contract by the U.S. Navy to produce Type-3 Advanced Mission Computers (AMC) for the F/A-18 E/A-18G Super Hornet aircraft. Since 2002 General Dynamics has produced, tested and delivered the F/A-18 AMC, which serves as the nerve center of the Super Hornet and provides the Navy with situational awareness and combat...

2014-09-12 16:20:32

Ceremony signals the start of construction for APT-1 ECO Tanker, the first of five tanker ships to be constructed locally at NASSCO, adding hundreds of new jobs. SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics NASSCO and City of San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer today signaled the start of construction of five American Petroleum Tankers at a steel cutting ceremony for the first tanker, the APT-1, at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego....

2014-09-12 12:20:36

GROTON, Conn., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded a $234 million contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide planning yard work, engineering and technical support for nuclear submarines. The contract has a total potential value of $1.5 billion over five years if all options are exercised. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 Under the terms of this award, Electric...

2014-09-08 16:20:33

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) announced today that, following a comprehensive review of the structure of its Information Systems and Technology business group, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems and General Dynamics C4 Systems will be combined to create a new business unit, General Dynamics Mission Systems. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 David K. Heebner, executive vice president of the Information Systems...

2014-09-03 04:20:16

OAKDALE, Wales, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics UK has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deliver 589 SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) platforms to the British Army to provide essential capability to the Armoured Cavalry within Army 2020. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 The platforms, consisting of six variants, will be delivered to the British Army between 2017 and 2024, alongside the provision of initial in-service...

2014-08-29 12:21:23

GROTON, Conn., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Electric Boat today delivered the nuclear-powered attack submarine North Dakota (SSN-784) on time and more than $30 million below target cost. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 North Dakota is the 11th ship of the Virginia Class, which provides the Navy with the capabilities required to retain undersea dominance well into the 21st...

2014-08-25 12:20:44

BATH, Maine, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a $100 million contract to provide planning yard services for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 Bath Iron Works, as the LCS Planning Yard, will provide maintenance and modernization support for all Navy LCS 1 and LCS 2 variant ships. Work to be...

2014-08-25 12:20:25

IP-based system positions the Commonwealth to accommodate a future increasingly comprised of mobile texting, video and web-based information platforms FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract to develop, implement and operate the Massachusetts Next Generation (NG9-1-1) emergency communications system that will allow emergency personnel to accept service requests...

2014-08-14 12:20:36

NEWTON, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems SATCOM Technologies received a contract from Lockheed Martin to design and build the ground structures and integrate the mechanical systems for the U.S. Air Force Space Fence program. The new advanced ground-based radar system will enhance the way the U.S. detects and tracks more than 100,000 orbiting objects in space and increase the ability to prevent space-based collisions. The improved situational awareness...

2014-08-13 12:21:36

AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radios, operating the MUOS frequency, easily connect legacy SINCGARS radios and AN/PRC-154A Riflemen radios across the nation. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems successfully demonstrated that the AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radios closed a 2,000-mile communications gap between Phoenix, Ariz., and a second set of users in Taunton, Mass. The successful 2,000-mile transmission of the PRC-155 Manpack radio channels...


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