General Dynamics wins $80 million U.S. Air Force communications contract

FAIRFAX, Va., 4 Dec. 2015. General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), will provide single system management, maintenance, lifecycle, and logistics support of existing communications systems and subsystems used in North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) Air Defense missions.

Dec 4th, 2015
General Dynamics wins $80 million U.S. Air Force communications contract
General Dynamics wins $80 million U.S. Air Force communications contract

FAIRFAX, Va., 4 Dec. 2015. General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), will provide single system management, maintenance, lifecycle, and logistics support of existing communications systems and subsystems used in North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) Air Defense missions.


NORAD personnel listen to radio communications in the cockpit of a CC-150, a Canadian military version of the popular Airbus A-310. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Thomas J. Doscher)

General Dynamics also will deliver communications to enable sustained command and control (C2) for Air Defense of the United States. All this work falls under an $80 million single-award, task order contract under the U.S. Air Force Air Defense Communications Service 3 program.

"General Dynamics will continue to assist the Air Force by maintaining its existing systems and integrating current and new technology solutions for the air defense network," says Edward Hudson, vice president and general manager of General Dynamics Information Technology's Advanced Technology Solutions sector. "Our highly experienced team understands the unique challenges facing the Air Force and this program's significance in supporting critical national security objectives."

For more than 30 years, General Dynamics has provided both First Air Force (AFNORTH) and PACAF with C2 enterprise communications solutions, services, and logistical support.

Work will be performed at Hampton, Va.; Rome, N.Y.; Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.; Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington; Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska; and Wheeler Army Air Field, Hawaii, along with support at additional locations worldwide.


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