General Dynamics Receives $77.5 Million Order for Air Force Intelligence Group Network Engineering and Integration
ARLINGTON, Va. – General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has received a task order worth $77.5 million to provide network engineering and integration support to the U.S. Air Force's 480th Intelligence Group through February 2009.
General Dynamics has provided contract support to the 480th Intelligence Group, based at Langley Air Force Base, Va., since 1994. Work includes design, engineering, and management of the Distributed Common Group System (DCGS) high-speed network, mission management, network and performance management and monitoring, configuration management, network security management, network intrusion detection, and systems administration.
General Dynamics also provides local network engineering and integration for the Air Force Intelligence Network, communications engineering, system integration management support, and asset management.
"Award of this task order reflects the 480th's confidence in our experience and expertise in supporting advanced intelligence systems, particularly our integral role in the success of the DCGS architecture," said Donald L. Kerrick, vice president of General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems. "General Dynamics looks forward to continuing to support the 480th Intelligence Group in their important mission."
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit in the General Dynamics Information Systems and Technology group, is a leading provider of transformational mission solutions in command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.
General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs approximately 57,000 people worldwide and anticipates 2003 revenues of $15 billion. The company has leading market positions in mission-critical information systems and technologies, land and amphibious combat systems, shipbuilding and marine systems, and business aviation.
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News Release -Tuesday, July 22, 2003
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