FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems a
General Dynamics will provide operational support, repair, installation, checkout, development, production, and training systems for U.S. and U.K. submarines. In addition, the contract includes development to extend the life of the Mk 6 missile guidance system. Work will be performed in Pittsfield, Mass., and is expected to be completed by April 2011 .
"We are proud to bring innovation to this long-standing program, while maintaining the highest level of reliability that is required for nuclear systems," said Mike Tweed-Kent, vice president and general manager of integrated combat systems for General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems. "Our open architecture approach continues to benefit the Navy by delivering greater capability with each technical update and by reducing overall submarine lifecycle costs."
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems designs, develops, manufactures, integrates, operates and maintains mission systems for defense, space, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, homeland security and homeland defense customers. Headquartered in Fairfax, Va., the company specializes in ground systems; imagery processing; mission payloads; space vehicles; maritime subsurface, surface and airborne mission systems; and tasking, collection, processing, exploitation and dissemination programs for national intelligence. More information is available on the Internet at www.gd-ais.com.
General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs
approximately 83,000 people worldwide and anticipates 2007 revenues of more
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