|General Dynamics Awarded $10 Million Contract to Upgrade Submarine Weapons Control System|
|Tue, 21 July 2009 02:00|
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a $10.2 million first-year contract of a multi-year award by the U.S. Navy to provide upgrades to the submarine weapons control system (WCS) portion of the AN/BYG-1 submarine combat system.
This contract was awarded after a full and open competition. General Dynamics will develop weapon control software and commercial off-the-shelf hardware upgrades for the AN/BYG-1 combat system on several classes of submarines. The AN/BYG-1 integrates the tactical control, weapons control and tactical network subsystems on U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy submarines. The General Dynamics weapon-control system offering is based on the General Dynamics open architecture and open business model approach which facilitates system enhancements utilizing modular and open architectures and flexible business strategies to enhance competition.