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NASA's Voyager Mission: Exploring the Unknown for 40 Years (And Still Going)

Sep, 01 2017
NASA’s twin spacecraft, Voyager I and II are exploring where nothing from earth has ever flown before. The initial goal of the Voyager mission was a 12-year effort to explore Jupiter and Saturn, but due to the success of the spacecraft and a planetary alignment that occurs about every 175 years it has been extended for the last 40 years to explore Uranus and Neptune and even to the outermost edge of the Sun’s domain, and beyond.

Norwegian Defense Research Establishment FFI Conducts Successful Field Trial of Fortress LTE System

Mar, 20 2017
General Dynamics Mission Systems recently completed a successful field trial of the Fortress LTE system for the Norwegian Defense Research Establishment (FFI). The Fortress LTE system provided a mobile wireless coverage area enabling system performance measurements to be taken including coverage,…

Analytic Modeling: High-Context Collaboration For The Intelligence Community

Feb, 26 2017
Analytic Modeling allows analysts to more easily visualize and collaborate on complex intelligence data sets. We live in a world of ever-increasing data. Sensors, satellites, cameras, radars, location-aware devices and even social media contribute to the 2.5 quintillion bytes of data that are…

Bluefin UUV Dives Deep into the Arctic at U.S. Navy Exercise

Sep, 16 2016
Imagine traveling to the top of the world to put technology to the test in the harsh conditions of the Arctic Circle. For two General Dynamics Mission Systems employees, that dream became a reality during a recent assignment at the U.S. Navy's ice exercise known as ICEX 2016. It was pretty…

Deep Space Network: The Critical Link for Space Exploration

Aug, 24 2016
After entering orbit around Jupiter, 540 million miles across the solar system, Juno's first message took 48 minutes to send and then the monitors in mission control at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory flashed, "Welcome to Jupiter." (Photo Credit: NASA) The Juno spacecraft successfully entered orbit…

General Dynamics Honors Service Members During Military Appreciation Month

May, 24 2016
"The men and women of the U.S. military are some of the best and brightest our country has to offer. We are incredibly proud of their accomplishments and thankful for their selfless service and sacrifice." — Sharon Dunbar, Vice President of Human Resources (USAF Ret.) May is national…

4G LTE Network Links Public Safety Officials at Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Mar, 23 2016
Up, Up, and Away! The proven capabilities of General Dynamics Mission Systems' 4G LTE Deployable Network were on display during the most recent Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The largest such event in the world, the Balloon Fiesta attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators to witness…

General Dynamics Celebrates National Engineers Week by Giving Back

Feb, 22 2016
“Our engineers create innovative solutions to complex problems, redefining what is possible.” – Chris Brady, Vice President of Engineering At General Dynamics Mission Systems, "we are proud to celebrate the people who are making a difference by designing cutting-edge technology ...

General Dynamics CAC2S Team Recognized for Superior Performance

Feb, 02 2016
General Dynamics Mission Systems’ CAC2S production team receives in-person recognition for delivering key program elements ahead of a “highly aggressive production schedule.” At an onsite event gathered around the flagpole at General Dynamics’ campus in Scottsdale, Arizona, Col. Rey Masinsin, ...

Crystal Clear Communication One Step Closer for U.S. Army

Jan, 22 2016
The U.S. Army and U.S. Navy successfully tested the MUOS Satellite Network and General Dynamics MUOS-Manpack radio communications. The use of MUOS and the Manpack radio will allow units that are Beyond-Line-Of-Site (BLOS) to communicate seamlessly. It's commonplace for people to pick up their cell…

New 4G LTE Network Aids Law Enforcement at New Mexico State Fair

Nov, 23 2015
Set aside 12 days, dedicate 236 acres, add food, thrill rides, livestock exhibits, and musical entertainment and host 500,000 people, and you have the 2015 New Mexico State Fair. Behind the scenes of this highly anticipated annual event is a team of public safety professionals comprising law…

General Dynamics Releases 2015 WIN-T Program Update at AUSA

Oct, 12 2015
This report provides an update on the work performed this year to strengthen, improve and simplify the U.S. Armys tactical communications backbone, the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T). View the full report Introduction by Chris Marzilli Stronger together. There has never been…

General Dynamics' MeerKAT Antenna Wins South Africa's National 'Best Steel Project' Award for 2015

Sep, 29 2015
General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies has been awarded the 'Overall Best Steel Project' award for 2015 from South Africa's Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) for the design and construction of the MeerKAT radio telescope.The award, presented earlier this…

Navy Launches Fourth Satellite For MUOS Communications Network

Sep, 02 2015
General Dynamics Mission Systems Plays Leading Role in Delivering MUOS Capability The U.S. military will benefit from an enhanced global tactical communications capability thanks to the successful deployment of the fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-4) satellite launched early this morning…

General Dynamics Completes Phase One of New Mexico's Public Safety Network

Aug, 27 2015
General Dynamics has successfully completed phase one of New Mexicos statewide, Fourth-generation (4G) long-term evolution (LTE) public safety network. The broadband LTE network creates the communications backbone for federal, state and public safety professionals to talk to one another, exchange…
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