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General Dynamics Awarded $9 Million Contract for Navy Missile Launcher Control System Design

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), yesterday was awarded a cost-plus-incentive-fee follow-on contract valued at $9.1 million for the Launcher Subsystem Control Group (LSCG) Phase I program. This is a continuation of the upgrade to existing launch control systems on the Trident fleet ballistic missile submarines, involving hardware and software critical design; the LSCG hardware qualification, LSCG Systems requirements testing and independent verification and validation; and the fleet documentation delivery for the LSCG system.

The Navy's Strategic Systems Programs office, Washington, D.C., awarded the contract.

General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, employs approximately 52,000 people worldwide and had 2001 revenues of $12 billion. The company has leading market positions in land and amphibious combat systems, mission-critical information systems and technologies, shipbuilding and marine systems, and business aviation.

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General Dynamics Corporation (ticker: GD, exchange: NYSE)
News Release - Friday, March 8, 2002
Press Contact: (703) 284-9175

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