General Dynamics Boasted of Three Land C4ISR Contracts
OTTAWA, Canada (BulgarianMilitary.com) – General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada boasted on 30th January 2019 of receiving 3 $621.5 million land C4ISR contracts from the Canadian Government for supporting the C4ISR (Land Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems of the Canadian Army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The three contracts cover Engineering and Integration, Software Support and Cyber Security Engineering Support, and namely:
The $367.25M Engineering and Integration ISS Contract will ensure that the Land Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance system is fully integrated.
The $197.75M Transition Software ISS Contract will support the software that helps the integration of various data points such as GPS-based position reporting into a single system so that the decision-making to be timely and informed.
The $56.50M Cyber Security Engineering ISS Contract will support the protection of the Land C4ISR data systems from theft and damage of the information they contain.
The Vice President and General Manager of General Dynamics Mission Systems International, David Ibbetson, commented the receipt of the new contracts, “General Dynamics has a long and proud history of working closely with the Canadian Armed Forces and the Canadian Army – winning these programs means that we continue to be part of their future. With these three contracts, we take seriously the faith that the Government of Canada has placed in us to deliver for Canada, the Canadian Army and our soldiers, while creating and sustaining jobs for years to come.”
The Canadian Army, as any other, depend on its communications and information systems that assist the coordination and conduction of modern operations. Therefore, the task of General Dynamics together with Calian, Scalar Decisions and DLS Technology Corporation under the above mentioned three contracts is to offer an improved ability for assisting the protection of these systems.
About General Dynamics Mission Systems – Canada
General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is one of the largest defence and security companies in Canada and is a world-class prime contractor and systems integrator for military and public safety applications. It is headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario. It offers advanced system solutions to Canadian and international customers.
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Source: General Dynamics