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

general dynamics logoGeneral 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 Finneran, vice president of critical mission systems at General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, said the company intends to use open architecture tools to deliver sustainable guidance systems to the Air Force.

Evaluators will work to develop a modernization plan and test critical nuclear systems.

General Dynamics also intends to apply best practices from previous works on the development of the Polaris, Poseidon, Trident I and Trident II submarine-launched missile guidance systems for the Air Force’s ICBM program.

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