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General Dynamics Wins Follow-On $3.7B Army Hardware, Software IDIQ

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) C4 systems business unit  has won a $3.7 billion U.S. Army indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide hardware and software to the U.S Defense Department. The five-year award can include orders for computers, laptops, radio and other communications equipment, server platforms, routers and other items. The company may also provide system integration, …

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General Dynamics Wins $49M Contract to Support Light Armored Vehicles for Canada

The U.S. Army TACOM life cycle management command has awarded a $49.2 million contract to General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) to provide training and field service support for light armored vehicles. General Dynamics will provide field support teams to conduct operator and maintenance training, technical support and fleet status monitoring. The vehicles were …

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General Dynamics to Assemble Artillery Charge System for U.S. Army

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) armament and technical products business unit will load, assemble and pack U.S. Army 155mm M231 and M232A1 modular artillery charge system propelling charge increments. Two bids were solicited, with two bids received for the $8, 596, 739 firm-fixed-price contract modification. Work will be performed in Burlington, Vt., with an …

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General Dynamics Wins $900M Air Force IDIQ for Wideband Communications Program

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) C4 systems business unit has won a maximum $900 million U.S. Air Force indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the global broadcast service joint program. The program provides high-speed channels to transmit real-time wideband information, including data packets, imagery and videos too large for standard channels, to deployed and garrisoned U.S. forces. The …

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General Dynamics Nuclear Submarine Modification Raises Potential Contract Total to Over $692M

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) electric boat subsidiary has received two U.S. Navy contract modifications worth a combined $32.9 million. Electric boat will continue developing the common missile compartment for the next-generation strategic deterrent and support nuclear-submarine repair work. On a $21 million modification to a $76 million 2008 award, Electric Boat …

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On $440M Army Contract, General Dynamics-led Team to Develop Combat Vehicle with Network Interoperability

A General Dynamics-led (NYSE: GD) team has won a $439.7 million contract for the technology development phase of the U.S. Army’s ground combat vehicle infantry fighting vehicle program. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will team with General Dynamics to fulfill the program’s goal of producing an affordable and operational infantry fighting vehicle in seven …

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General Dynamics Wins $36M Contract for Apache Helicopter Ammunition

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) ordnance and tactical systems business unit has won a $35.6 million U.S. Army contract for the Apache AH-64 helicopter’s primary ammunition cartridges. The company will provide 30mm M789 high-explosive dual-purpose ammunition cartridges. Work will be performed at the company’s Marion, Ill., operations. “This new M789 line provides our …

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General Dynamics to Acquire Vangent Inc. for $960M Cash; CEO Jay Johson Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has definitively agreed to acquire the parent company of healthcare IT firm Vangent, Inc. for approximately $960 million in cash. General Dynamics expects the move to increase its earnings in 2012. Arlington, Va.-based Vangent employs 7, 500 workers and specializes in health informatics and information exchange, electronic health …

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General Dynamics to Convert 60 More Tanks for Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business unit a $29, 750, 240 cost-no-fee contract for material sets and labor. The company will help convert 60 M1A2 tanks to a M1A2S configuration for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. One bid was solicited, with one bid received. Work …

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General Dynamics to Provide Labor, Material to Convert Tanks for Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business unit a $12, 586, 165 cost-no-fee contract. The company will provide material items and associated labor to support production and conversion of 42 M1A2 tanks to a M1A2S configuration for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. One bid was solicited, with one …

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