Tag Archives: General Dynamics

Navy Develops New Class of Oilers

DoD Buzz — The U.S. Navy is surging through the early stages of development to build a new class of replenishment oilers able to replace the aging current fleet starting in 2020, service officials said. Called TAO-X, the new fleet of oilers will include a new ship design engineered to accommodate the commercial-off-the-shelf technologies, said […]

defpro | General Dynamics Awarded U.S. Department of Homeland Security Tactical Communications Contract

General Dynamics has been awarded a contract to support the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Tactical Communications Equipment and Services (TacCom) program. The multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a potential value of $3 billion to all 30 awardees over five years, if all options are exercised. General Dynamics was one of five […]

Bloomberg Businessweek | Huntington Ingalls Joins Lockheed Girding for Defense Cut

For Matthew Mulherin, who manages Navy aircraft carrier construction for Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., automatic defense spending cuts set to take effect in January are an “end-of-earth scenario.” That’s why Huntington Ingalls and such companies as Lockheed Martin Corp. and Boeing Co. are fanning out to stave off defense reductions that would amount to $55 […]

UPI l GenDyn supporting U.S. Central Command

U.S. Central Command’s 160th Signal Brigade will receive technological support from General Dynamics Information Technology under a five-year contract. The award from the Army’s Network Enterprise Technology Command carries a potential value of $64.5 million. “General Dynamics has a strong history with the 160th Signal Brigade and significant experience delivering advanced communications capabilities,” said Zannie […]