General Dynamics to install communications infrastructure in Baghdad

General Dynamics Network Systems will install a voice, video and data network infrastructure for the Army at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq, officials of Falls Church, Va.-based General Dynamics Corp. announced today.

The project is worth $3.6 million for General Dynamics, and it is expected to expand to include additional military installations in the Baghdad area, company officials said.

General Dynamics Network Systems of Needham, Mass., is unit of General Dynamics.

General Dynamics won the work as a subcontractor to Computer Sciences Corp. of El Segundo, Calif. CSC is a prime contractor on the Army's Communications and Electronics Command Rapid Response contract. The subcontract was competitively awarded under Rapid Response, according to General Dynamics.

The infrastructure project is part of the Army's Kuwait Iraq C4 Commercialization program, through which communications are provided at U.S. military bases in Iraq and throughout southwest Asia.

The award continues General Dynamics Network Systems' history of providing network infrastructure solutions to the Army. Company officials said General Dynamics recently completed similar infrastructure work in Kuwait and is upgrading voice switches and installing data networks throughout Korea.

General Dynamics also is upgrading and expanding the communications voice network at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga., a Defense Department training center for military communications and information technology.

General Dynamics employs about 69,400 people worldwide and predicts 2004 revenue of $19 billion, according to the company.

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