General Dynamics Completes U.S. Air Force Space Fence Radar Array Ground Structure

General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies completed the construction and walk-through of the 7,000 square-foot radar receive array structure that is part of the U.S. Air Force Space Fence radar system. With the array structure complete, the General Dynamics Space Fence team will carefully dismantle the 700,000-pound steel structure and ship it to Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, … Czytaj dalej

General Dynamics Radios and Secure Wireless Network Support New Deployable Landing System for U.S. Air Force

General Dynamics Mission Systems’ radios will provide the communications for the new U.S. Air Force Deployable Instrument Landing System (D-ILS). The system, built by Thales, will give pilots the precision guidance they need to land at locations where the existing air traffic control system is unavailable or where no infrastructure exists, including temporary airfields in … Czytaj dalej

General Dynamics Delivers Software Update for AV-8B Harrier II Jet Mission System Computers

General Dynamics Mission Systems’ Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACETM) team delivered the third software release to the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). The software upgrades are loaded into the mission system computer (MSC) in AV-8B Harrier II aircraft used by the U.S. Marine Corps. The software release, using the FACE Technical Standard, provides improved … Czytaj dalej

General Dynamics Awarded Contract by U.S. Army for Hydra-70 Rocket Program

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems was awarded a competitive, five-year fixed firm price contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command in Redstone Arsenal, Ala., for production of the 2.75-inch/70mm Hydra-70 air-to-ground rocket system for all military services. Composed of two main components, the MK66 rocket motor and various warheads, the Hydra-70 rocket can be … Czytaj dalej

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $16 Million for F/A-18 Mission Computers

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a $16.2 million contract by the U.S. Navy to produce Type-3 Advanced Mission Computers (AMC) for the F/A-18 E/A-18G Super Hornet aircraft. Since 2002 General Dynamics has produced, tested and delivered the F/A-18 AMC, which serves as the nerve center … Czytaj dalej

General Dynamics Reports First-Quarter 2014 Results

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today reported first-quarter 2014 net earnings of $595 million, or $1.71 per share on a diluted basis, compared to 2013 first-quarter net earnings of $571 million, or $1.62 per diluted share. First-quarter 2014 revenues were $7.3 billion. Margins Company-wide operating margins for the first quarter of 2014 were 11.9 percent, a … Czytaj dalej