Satellite Ground Systems
Connecting Satellites and Spacecraft to Earth
General Dynamics has been a leading provider of satellite ground system solutions for more than 30 years. We build and upgrade ground-based communications and mission management systems that are responsible for receiving and routing communications and flight instructions from Earth to satellites and spacecraft.
Mobile User Objective System
We provide the the integrated ground segments for the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS). MUOS is the U.S. Navy's next-generation satellite communications system providing voice and data communications for U.S. forces anytime, anywhere.Learn more about MUOS
Two General Dynamics Small Deep Space Transponders and a power amplifier will help NASA’s Perseverance Rover explore Mars. The transponders are the rover’s communications link to NASA, transmitting data and images over 100 million miles back to Earth.
Each year, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recognizes their top performing employees and partners with their Agency Honor Awards. This year, two General Dynamics Mission Systems employees were awarded much deserved medals.
Over the course of more than 20 years of operating, maintaining and sustaining satellite communication systems, I have witnessed unnecessary challenges as sustainment was an afterthought and not factored in early on. Coupling sustainment with the enterprise operations and maintenance design is impe…