General Dynamics Electric Boat Awarded Potential $1B Nuclear Sub Support Contract

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A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $1.5 billion contract to provide engineering, logistics, technical support and other services for the U.S. Navy‘s nuclear submarines and submersibles. The contract with General Dynamics Electric Boat has a base value of $234 million and also covers design, materials support and research and development, the company...

Bob Ranck to Lead Gulfstream Gov’t Programs, Sales; Larry Flynn Comments

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John “Bob” Ranck John “Bob” Ranck, former vice president of business development at Integrated Systems Solutions, has joined General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary Gulfstream Aerospace as senior VP for government programs and sales, effective January. The company said Monday Ranck will succeed retiring Buddy Sams and report to Gulfstream President Larry Flynn. “[Ranck] has...

General Dynamics to Consolidate AIS, C4 Business Arms; Chris Marzilli to Head Combined Org

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General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will combine its advanced information systems and C4 systems business units into a single organization that will adopt the name General Dynamics Mission Systems. The company said Monday that the consolidation will take effect in January 2015 and Chris Marzilli, current president of the C4 systems unit, will lead the combined mission systems organization. The future mission...

Kevin Connell: UK Military Orders 589 General Dynamics SCOUT Vehicle Platforms

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General Dynamics UK has been awarded a $5.8 billion contract to build SCOUT specialist vehicle platforms for the British Army. The company will deliver 589 SCOUT SV platforms to the U.K. from 2017 to 2024, as well as perform support and training services for British troops, General Dynamics said Wednesday. General Dynamics will employ up to 1,300 workers for the contract. “General Dynamics...

General Dynamics to Help Navy Refurbish USS Pearl Harbor

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A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has been awarded a $139.9 million contract modification to update and maintain the USS Pearl Harbor for the Navy. San Diego-based General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. will work to plan and execute the maintenance and alterations on the ship under the contract modification, the Defense Department said Friday. NASSCO will perform the dry dock...

GD Bath Iron Works Wins Potential $100M LCS Planning Yard Contract

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General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Bath Iron Works subsidiary has won a potential $100,418,069 contract to perform planning yard services for the U.S. Navy‘s Littoral Combat Ship program. The Navy received three offers for the cost-plus-award-fee contract and Bath Iron Works will act as the single planning yard for the LCS ships, the Defense Department said Friday. Work will encompass engineering,...

Lisa Finneran: General Dynamics to Apply Open Architecture to AF ICBM Guidance Evaluations

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General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (NYSE: GD) will assess Intercontinental Ballistic Missile guidance technology options for the U.S. Air Force. under a $6.4 million contract. The business unit of General Dynamics work to analyze and design test strategies and plans for the Air Force to match program requirements with the Minuteman III and ICBM weapon systems, General Dynamics said Tuesday. Lisa...

General Dynamics Wins $65M Contract Modification for Iraq M1A1 Abrams Support

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The General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Land Systems business has won a $65.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to provide support services for Iraq’s M1A1 Abrams tanks. The Defense Department posted Thursday that the Foreign Military Sale includes specialized training and contractor logistics and base life support. The contract, awarded through the Army Contracting Command in Warren,...

Northrop Switches With BAE for Prime Contractor Role in AF T-X Trainer Bid

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has taken the prime contractor role in its joint bid with BAE Systems for the potential billion U.S. Air Force T-X trainer contract, Breaking Defense reported Monday. Colin Clark writes Northrop will now lead its partnership BAE, L-3 Link Simulation & Training and Rolls-Royce as they offer BAE’s Hawk trainer jet for the Air Force’s 350-plane program. “The...

Dan Hunter to Lead Capture Mgmt at ViON as Company Grows Exec Team

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ViON Corp. has moved to expand its executive team by appointing Dan Hunter as director of capture management, Rob Davies as vice president of capacity services and Liz Anthony as VP of marketing. Hunter, formerly senior director of business development and capture at General Dynamics Information Technology (NYSE: GD), will work to grow ViON’s business processes and capture government contracts, ViON...