General Dynamics awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a deal in conjunction with the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) deal to provide communications hardware and equipment for project’s the transmission subsystem.
According to Lockheed, “the transmission subsystem provides the foundation for the network’s dynamic capability to transfer data over a highly dispersed, non-contiguous area. This contract award is valued at $71 million; this is the first part of a multiple year contract expected to be approximately $400 million in total value.”
“We are one step closer to helping warfighters stay connected to the systems they need while moving on the battlefield, ” said Jim Quinn, Vice President with Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems & Global Solutions-Defense. “The equipment being produced will help provide a clear operational picture for theater combatant commanders by keeping mobile forces connected, communicating and synchronized.”
Serving as the prime contractor, General Dynamics is also teamed with BAE Systems, Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), and L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) on the WIN-T program.