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General Dynamics Inks $80 Million Contract for USAF Communications

By Juliet Van Wagenen | December 3, 2015
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General Dynamics will support U.S. Air Force’s NORAD and PACAF communications
General Dynamics will support U.S. Air Force’s NORAD and PACAF communications. Photo: General Dynamics

[Avionics Today 12-03-2015] General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded a contract to support the U.S. Air Force Air Defense Communications Service 3 program. The single-award, task order contract has a potential value of approximately $80 million for five years, if all options are exercised, according to the company.

Under the task order, General Dynamics will provide single system management, maintenance, lifecycle and logistics support of the existing communications systems and subsystems used in North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) air defense missions. The company will also deliver communications to enable sustained Command and Control (C2) for Air Defense of the United States.

"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," said Edward Hudson, vice president and general manager of General Dynamics Information Technology's Advanced Technology Solutions sector.

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