SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – General Dynamics C4 Systems has received a contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation to develop the cryptographic key-management system for the Enhanced Polar System Control and Planning Segment (EPS CAPS) program. The EPS CAPS provides telemetry and control, mission planning and cryptographic planning for the EPS system, a national-security space program for the U.S. Air Force providing secure satellite communications to users in the North polar region. General Dynamics C4 Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

“General Dynamics has been providing key management systems to the U.S. military and government agencies for more than 40 years,” said Chris Marzilli, president of General Dynamics C4 Systems. “This contract reaffirms the U.S. governments’ trust in our ability to secure the nation’s most sensitive information.”

General Dynamics C4 Systems has been providing information security technology, products and systems to the U.S. government, military and industry customers with more than 295,000 encryption devices in place worldwide.

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