8 juillet 2019 | International, Aérospatial, C4ISR

General Dynamics wins $217M contract for the Air Force’s network


General Dynamics Information Technology will provide the Air Force's 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing with network technology through a contract worth up to $217 million, according to a June 26 news release from the company

GDIT already works for the Air Force to provide network support for the service's Distributed Common Ground System), a contract the company has held for 20 years, the report said. That program is the Air Force's primary ISR planning, collection, processing and exploitation, analysis and dissemination weapon system. GDIT developed and implemented the initial design for the global network that supports the system, the report said.

As a result of the contract, the program's operations center will receive network administration, network engineering, information assurance, computer network defense, systems administration, computer network defense, systems administration, project management and C4ISR engineering, according to the report. The company will also work to help modernize the network, the release said.


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