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General Dynamics Virginia-Class Attack Submarine Illinois Completes First Open Sea Voyage

General Dynamics Virginia-Class Attack Submarine Illinois Completes First Open Sea Voyage - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Virginia-class attack submarine Illinois has completed its first voyage into open seas and has returned to a shipyard run by General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat subsidiary. General Dynamics said Monday the nuclear-powered submarine submerged for the first time and underwent a number of submarine and propulsion-plant operations and high-speed runs on and below the surface …

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General Dynamics NASSCO to Help Navy Repair USS Oak Hill Dock-Landing Ship

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General Dynamics has received a $42 million contract modification to conduct repairs and alterations on the USS Oak Hill dock landing ship of the U.S. Navy. The company said Thursday its NASSCO subsidiary will provide ballast tank preservation, habitability upgrade, close-in weapons system repairs and engine replacement services under the cost-plus-award-fee contract. NASSCO will perform …

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General Dynamics Develops Virtual Local Area Network Feature for Encryption Tech Portfolio

General Dynamics Develops Virtual Local Area Network Feature for Encryption Tech Portfolio - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Dynamics has added an optional virtual local area network feature to the  company’s suite of encryption technology offerings designed to secure networks and data against cyber threats. The company said Tuesday the VLAN feature of the TACLANE family of encryptors will work to help users simultaneously send and receive Layer 2 and High Assurance Internet Protocol Encryptor data through a …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary to Continue Virginia Payload Module Development

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The U.S. Navy has awarded an $18.9 million contract modification to a General Dynamics subsidiary to continue to develop a payload module for the service branch’s Virginia-class attack submarines. General Dynamics Electric Boat will use the funds to acquire two VPM pre-production setups necessary for the manufacture of VPM payload tubes, the company said Tuesday. The …

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General Dynamics Integrates Link 16 Datalink System on Leonardo-Finmeccanica Export Helicopter

General Dynamics Integrates Link 16 Datalink System on Leonardo-Finmeccanica Export Helicopter - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A U.K.-based General Dynamics subsidiary and the former AgustaWestland business unit of Leonardo-Finmeccanica have teamed up to develop and integrate a Link 16 datalink system into the first AW159 Wildcat helicopter export variant. General Dynamics said Thursday its missions systems business in the U.K. worked with Leonardo Helicopters to install the datalink and provide a full …

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Rheinmetall, General Dynamics to Jointly Supply Canada’s Navy Decoy Ammo

Rheinmetall, General Dynamics to Jointly Supply Canada's Navy Decoy Ammo - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Canada’s government, Rheinmetall and General Dynamics have signed a license agreement to supply Omnitrap decoy ammunition to that country’s navy. Rheinmetall said Thursday the deal has an “eight-figure euro amount” and 30-year period, during which Rheinmetall will provide Omnitrap core components and technical assistance for the assembly line at General Dynamics’ facility in Repentigny, Quebec. The agreement builds on General …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Develops 3-D Paint Projection Tech for Aircraft Design

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Gulfstream Aerospace, a General Dynamics subsidiary, has utilized 3-D software technology in the design of paint schemes in efforts to build on aircraft design flexibility and quality. General Dynamics said Thursday Gulfstream engineers at the company’s Savannah Completions Center supported the development of the software, which projects a multidimensional paint scheme onto the …

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Army Eyes General Dynamics for Combat Vehicle SIGINT System Upgrade Contract

Army Eyes General Dynamics for Combat Vehicle SIGINT System Upgrade Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Army plans to award General Dynamics a sole-source contract to update signals intelligence technology of the branch’s combat vehicles in order to help troops identify and counter signal emissions in the battlefield, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Wednesday. John Keller writes the potential contract with General Dynamics' mission systems segment covers work to …

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Pat Blevins on The New General Dynamics IT Cloud & Data Analytics Org and Disruptive Tech’s Pressure on Legacy Systems

Pat Blevins on The New General Dynamics IT Cloud & Data Analytics Org and Disruptive Tech's Pressure on Legacy Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Dynamics announced in February the formation of a new team within the defense contractor’s information technology business unit that would focus on work in emerging technologies related to areas such as cybersecurity and cloud computing. In conjunction, former InfoZen executive and nearly three-decade industry veteran Pat Blevins joined the General …

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General Dynamics Conducts Air Portability Tests on U.K.’s Ajax Ground Vehicle Platform

General Dynamics Conducts Air Portability Tests on U.K.'s Ajax Ground Vehicle Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A U.K. subsidiary of General Dynamics has concluded initial air portability tests on the Ajax family of armored fighting vehicles for the British army. General Dynamics land Systems-UK tested how the ARES variant prototype would load into the cargo hold of the British air force’s C-17A Globemaster III and A400M Atlas transport planes during the Ajax program trials, General Dynamics said …

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General Dynamics-Led Team Eyes Training Facility in Pursuit of Canada SAR Aircraft Contract

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A team comprising General Dynamics, DRS Technologies and Leonardo-Finmeccanica will build a training facility in Comox, British Columbia if the team wins a $3 billion contract to build search-and-rescue aircraft for Canada. Former Canadian Air Force chief Steve Lucas told a press conference that Team Spartan offers to construct a 73,000-square-foot building to serve as …

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General Dynamics Installs, Tests 2 Waveguide Antennas For NASA’s Deep Space Network

General Dynamics Installs, Tests 2 Waveguide Antennas For NASA's Deep Space Network - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Dynamics has installed and tested two beam waveguide antennas to support NASA‘s modernization efforts for the agency’s Deep Space Network. The company said Tuesday its satellite communications technologies team installed the 34-meter antennas near Canberra, Australia to aid communications and tracking of Mars space probes and spacecraft missions outside the Milky Way. “Each …

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General Dynamics Taps Permali to Supply Protective Materials for UK’s Future Ground Combat Vehicles

General Dynamics Taps Permali to Supply Protective Materials for UK's Future Ground Combat Vehicles - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Dynamics' European Land Systems subsidiary has awarded a seven-year, $21.5 million contract to Permali Gloucester to provide armored materials needed for the production of the British army's fighting vehicles, Business Mole reported Thursday. Beth Haven writes GDELS will incorporate the materials into 589 AJAX reconnaissance vehicles for the British army. Permali has invested …

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Esterline to Support General Dynamics-Led Team on Canadian Search-and-Rescue Aircraft Program Pursuit

Esterline to Support General Dynamics-Led Team on Canadian Search-and-Rescue Aircraft Program Pursuit - top government contractors - best government contracting event

An Esterline subsdiairy has been chosen to supply a suite of avionics systems for the C-27J Spartan platform a General Dynamics-led team aims to offer to Canada’s Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue program. Team Spartan comprises General Dynamics’ mission systems business, DRS Technologies and Leonardo-Finmeccanica‘s aircraft division, Esterline said Wednesday. The consortium seeks to integrate Esterline CMC Electronics‘ CMA-9000 …

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General Dynamics Delivers 30 Digital Manpack Networking Radios Under Army Contract

General Dynamics Delivers 30 Digital Manpack Networking Radios Under Army Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Dynamics‘ mission systems segment has shipped 30 two-channel manpack networking radios to the U.S. Army under the Handheld, Manpack and Small Form Fit program. The company said Wednesday the digital radios are based on the AN/PRC-155 two-channel networking radios and work to communicate through the Mobile User Objective System network. General Dynamics was awarded a spot on …

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