Littoral Combat Ship Media Kit
DELIVERING MISSION ADAPTABILITY, FLEXIBILITY AND SPEED TO THE U.S. NAVY
The core mission system of the Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) is built on General Dynamics Mission Systems’ open architecture computing infrastructure (OPEN CI), a technical infrastructure that is not bound by proprietary systems. General Dynamics has applied its proven open architecture and open business model to provide the U.S. Navy with the most capable and most affordable solutions for the LCS program. The result is a flexible information technology backbone that allows for interoperability across the fleet, making it possible for the U.S. Navy to take advantage of rapidly changing advancements in the marketplace, deploy technology upgrades and adapt to new and more complex missions-faster and at lower costs.
Watch as the Royal Navy's Maritime Autonomous Systems (MAS) Trials Development Unit demonstrates the General Dynamics Bluefin-9 autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV). During the trails, the two man-portable Bluefin-9 performed well in harsh sea conditions and the data was sharp and clean.
The USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) crew successfully demonstrated the fully operational Naval Strike Missile (NSM) for the first time. Using the ship’s integrated combat system, the crew launched the powerful anti-ship cruise missile at a decommissioned ship during Exercise Pacific Griffin.
U.S. Navy Selects General Dynamics Mission Systems to Evolve Littoral Combat Ship Combat Management System
Pittsfield, Mass. – General Dynamics Mission Systems, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy worth $90.6 million to be the Combat System Engineering Agent responsible for sustainment and upgrades to the Combat Management System for the Independence-varia…