Army taps General Dynamics for network infrastructure

General Dynamics Corp. won a two-year, $15.6 million task order contract from the Army to modernize the communications and data network infrastructure at Fort Bliss, Texas.

Under the task order, General Dynamics' network systems business unit will install the latest Protocol telephony technology and a gigabit Ethernet data network.

The Army recently selected Fort Bliss as the site for its Evaluation Brigade Combat Team, where future combat systems will be evaluated. The upgraded communications network will support this activity.

The task order was issued under the Army's Digital Switched Systems Modernization Program as part of the Installation Information Infrastructure Program. It is the Army's initiative to upgrade all its installations worldwide by providing greater bandwidth to meet increasing demands for voice, video and data services.

General Dynamics has performed similar infrastructure work in Germany, Iraq and Kuwait and has upgraded voice switches and installed data networks throughout Korea.

General Dynamics of Falls Church, Va., has about 70,900 employees and had 2004 revenue of $19.2 billion. The company ranks No. 5 on Washington Technology's 2005 Top 100 list of federal prime contractors.


Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close

Trending

  • Dive into our Contract Award database

    In an exclusive for WT Insider members, we are collecting all of the contract awards we cover into a database that you can sort by contractor, agency, value and other parameters. You can also download it into a spreadsheet. Our databases track awards back to 2013. Read More

  • Navigating the trends and issues of 2016 Nick Wakeman

    In our latest WT Insider Report, we pull together our best advice, insights and reporting on the trends and issues that will shape the market in 2016 and beyond. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.