General Dynamics Delivers AV-8B Harrier Software Upgrades to Navy


general dynamics logoTYSONS CORNER, VA May 28, 2015 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has delivered software updates to the mission system computers onboard the U.S. Navy’s AV-8B Harrier II jet, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday.

The company said Tuesday the third iteration of the software, which uses the Future Airborne Capability Environment technical standard, works to simplify the insertion of future MSC programs.

“The goal of this capability will be for technical professionals working on the AV-8B Harrier to swap applications in a way that’s similar to changing and upgrading applications on a smartphone, ” said Carlo Zaffanella, vice president of maritime and strategic systems for General Dynamics Mission Systems.

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