General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM) to provide “Project Support” services to the USJFCOM Enterprise and the Joint Concept Development and Experimentation Directorate (J9). This is a five-year multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract. The contract has a $328 million potential value among all three awardees if all options are exercised. General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD).

Under this program, General Dynamics will provide analyses, research and development (R&D), concept development and experimentation support that will lead to new concepts and capabilities to meet emerging and future warfighter challenges. The Joint Concept Development and Experimentation Directorate coordinates all U.S. Department of Defense Concept Development and Experimentation efforts to craft a military force in which combatant commanders, service branches and multinational partners work in concert to develop and produce new concepts and prototypes.

“General Dynamics has proven leadership and experience developing innovative concepts and capabilities for the U.S. Joint Forces Command,” said Lou Von Thaer, president of General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems. “We will continue to deliver the right skills on demand, focused on outcomes to help the J9 solve emerging warfighter challenges.”

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems designs, develops, manufactures, integrates, operates and maintains mission systems for defense, space, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, homeland security and homeland defense customers. Headquartered in Fairfax, Va., the company specializes in ground systems; imagery processing; mission payloads; space vehicles; maritime subsurface, surface and airborne mission systems; and tasking, collection, processing, exploitation and dissemination programs for national intelligence.

General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs approximately 92,900 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