FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems a five-year, $60 million contract to provide network management and mission operations support to the 480th Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Wing's Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) and two network operations centers in Virginia and California. General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD).
Under this contract, General Dynamics will continue to provide systems, network and communications engineering; technical project management; systems integration and administration; configuration management; and network security management. General Dynamics will also provide network management, mission and performance management and data traffic routing support for the DCGS network, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. General Dynamics has supported the 480th Intelligence Group since 1994.
"General Dynamics is committed to continuing its successful track record of delivering reliable mission operations support to the 480th Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing and furthering the DCGS mission of seamless interoperability," said Lou Von Thaer, president of General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems.
Headquartered in Fairfax, Va., General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is a provider of end-to-end mission solutions in systems integration, development and operations support to customers in the defense, intelligence, space and homeland security communities. The company integrates land, air, sea, space and cyber assets to facilitate the collection, exploitation, analysis and dissemination of mission-critical intelligence information. More information is available online at www.gd-ais.com.
General Dynamics employs approximately 92,300 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies. More information about General Dynamics is available online at www.gd.com.
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