AÂ General DynamicsÂ (NYSE: GD) business unit has secured a potential 10-year, $731.9MÂ contract from the U.S. Navy to sustain ground infrastructure of aÂ narrowband military satellite communications platform.
General Dynamics Mission Systems will provide sustainment support for theÂ Mobile User Objective System, designed to help aÂ multiserviceÂ population to communicate globally, the Department of Defense said Friday.
The Pentagon expects GDMS to complete services under the sole-source indefinite-delivery/-indefinite quantity contractÂ by November 2029.
Ninety-four percent of work will take place in Scottsdale, Ariz., and the rest will occur at various locations inÂ Hawaii, California, Virginia, Australia and Italy.
The MUOS ground segmentÂ includes four stations located worldwide andÂ works to help the NavyÂ manage theÂ orbiting satellites.