Tag Archives: Carlo Zaffanella

Navy, General Dynamics Conclude Sea Acceptance Trials of Mine Countermeasure UUV

General Dynamics has completed sea acceptance tests of a surface mine countermeasure unmanned undersea vehicle the company developed for the U.S. Navy. The Knifefish UUV was tested across operational MCM scenarios that took place in  simulated mine fields off Boston’s coast, General Dynamics said Monday. Carlo Zaffanella, vice president and general manager of maritime and …

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General Dynamics Demos C4 Capacities With Airborne, Underwater Assets

General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat and mission systems businesses have showcased multiple mission command, control and communication capacities that connected a simulated submarine combat control center with unmanned underwater and aerial vehicles. General Dynamics said Tuesday it linked Bluefin Robotics-built UUVs and AeroVironment‘s Blackwing UAV to the AN/BYG-1 submarine control facility during the 2017 Advanced …

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General Dynamics Lands $20M Contract Modification to Continue Upgrade of AN/BYG-1 Software

General Dynamics will continue its upgrade of the AN/BYG-1 Weapons Control System Technology Insertion and Advanced Processing Build software for U.S. Navy and Australian navy submarines under a $20 million contract modification. The company said Thursday the modification extends its efforts to provide additional situational awareness and tactical functions to submarines since the …

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General Dynamics Updates Mission Computer Software in US Navy Harrier Aircraft; Carlo Zaffanella Comments

General Dynamics Mission Systems has completed the third software update to mission computers in AV-8B Harrier II ground-attack aircraft for the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command. The software upgrade is based on the Future Airborne Capability Environment Technical Standard, which aims to improve software interoperability and portability and lessen lifecycle costs across the …

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General Dynamics Embeds Open Architecture into New Navy Combat Ship; Carlo Zaffanella Comments

General Dynamics’ information systems division has integrated its open architecture computing infrastructure into the U.S. Navy’s newly-minted Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship. The company’s open architecture is built to function as the core mission system for the USS Jackson, which was christened at the Austal shipyard in Mobile, Ala., on Saturday, …

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