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General Dynamics Mission Payloads - Information from Space to the Warfighter

Nov, 17 2017
Our relationship with space has changed dramatically since the first words were heard from the Moon in 1969. Space above Earth is now a complex array of more than 2,200 satellites, not including space debris made up of spent rocket boosters, dead satellites and a wrench or two from space walks and repairs. And, more satellites, large and small, are launching all the time.

CAC2S: Improved Command and Control for Marine Corps Air-Ground Task Forces

Nov, 17 2017
Technological innovations are redefining what’s possible on the battlefield. For the Marine Corps, advancements in communications technology allow for better coordination between air and ground units, and for Marine aviators to receive more information than ever before—all in real time.

General Dynamics' Fortress eNodeB Now FCC Certified and Ready to Deploy

Oct, 30 2017
The eNodeB (RN2404-2), recently certified by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is the latest addition to General Dynamics' Fortress LTE product family, which provides “always on” high speed network access to vital information, including voice, video, data, text and chat.

General Dynamics Knifefish Unmanned Undersea Vehicle Successfully Completes Contractor Trials

Oct, 26 2017
The General Dynamics Mission Systems' Knifefish team successfully completed contractor trials for the U.S. Navy's Knifefish program, a mine countermeasure unmanned undersea vehicle.

General Dynamics Mission Systems Introduces Fortress Wireless Gateway Product

Oct, 06 2017
FAIRFAX, Va. – General Dynamics Mission Systems introduces the new Fortress® Wireless Gateway, allowing users to connect quickly and securely to a wireless network to enhance and extend wireless network coverage.

General Dynamics at AUSA 2017: Meeting the U.S. Army’s Needs Through Innovation

Oct, 03 2017
At the AUSA 2017 Annual Meeting & Exposition, General Dynamics is showcasing its investments in the next technologies, capabilities and platforms built to support the U.S. Army and U.S. allies across all domains. General Dynamics is focused on partnering with the Army to develop innovative solutions that ensure readiness for the future.

Last Call: General Dynamics Radio Sends Final Message from Cassini Spacecraft to Earth

Sep, 14 2017
In 1997, engineers at General Dynamics designed and built a transponder, or radio, that would travel aboard the Cassini spacecraft, the nation’s first full-scale mission to explore Saturn. After reaching Saturn, the Cassini mission was to last only four years. Almost twenty years after launch, the spacecraft crashed into Saturn’s gaseous surface after sending millions of images, and textbooks worth of scientific data to Earth, helping reveal the secrets of Saturn’s rings and moons.

General Dynamics to Show Innovative Solutions for U.S. Marine Corps at Modern Day Marine 2017

Sep, 13 2017
General Dynamics will show how its extensive portfolio advances the U.S. Marine Corps’ mission to defend the nation. Hands-on demonstrations at the show will highlight how the company leads the way in supporting the Marines doing the hardest jobs in the most difficult environments in the world.

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.

General Dynamics Awarded $105 Million CAC2S Full-Rate Production Contract by U.S. Marine Corps

Aug, 30 2017
CAC2S is a command and control system that integrates information from various aerial and ground-based radar systems and sensors to enable a common, real time air picture. Used by the Marine Air-Ground Task Force, CAC2S visually combines ground and aviation command and control data for greater situational awareness and faster decision-making.

General Dynamics Demonstrates Advanced Mission Command and Control among Unmanned Underwater, Airborne and On-shore Assets at ANTX 2017

Aug, 29 2017
NEWPORT, R.I. - General Dynamics Mission Systems and General Dynamics Electric Boat demonstrated multiple mission command, control and communication capabilities connecting Bluefin Robotics’ unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) and a third-party provided unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with a simulated AN/BYG-1 submarine combat control center ashore.
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