GTACS contract to General Dynamics

Nov. 27, 2012 at 7:02 AM
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FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- General Dynamics One Source has won a place on a new U.S. Army contract vehicle for rapid acquisition and deployment of communications gear and services.

The Global Tactical Advanced Communications Systems and Services program award is an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for five years and carries a potential value of $10 billion if all options are exercised.

General Dynamics One Source is among 20 recipients of the contract, which is administered by the Army's Program Executive Office, Command, Control and Communications-Tactical, Special Projects Office, Northeast Regional Response Center and Project Manager, Warfighter Information Network -- Tactical.

The contract includes tactical command, control and communications system hardware, software, engineering, logistics, development, testing and systems-related support for the U.S. Department of Defense and other federal agencies.

"General Dynamics has been a long-term partner of U.S. federal agencies, delivering the full complement of mission-critical tactical communications systems, engineering, products and services," said Jerry DeMuro, executive vice president of Information Systems and Technology for General Dynamics.

"We understand the military's requirements and the challenges military and government personnel face, and will continue supporting their mission with solutions that are innovative, versatile and affordable through the GTACS program."

General Dynamics One Source is comprised of General Dynamics C4 Systems, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, General Dynamics Information Technology and General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies.

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