GD nabs $31M contract for fighter jet computer work

Contract is second of its kind in under 3 months

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has won a five-year, $31.5 million contract to support the advanced mission computers in the Navy’s F/A-18 Hornet and AV-8B Harrier aircrafts.

This is the second contract of its kind to be awarded to General Dynamics; the first was awarded in mid-March.

Under the contract, General Dynamics will repair the advanced mission computers in a number of aircraft models.

As for the computers themselves, they are integrated information processing systems built with commercial off-the-shelf products, the company said in a release.

They perform general purpose tasks, including input/output, video, voice and graphics processing.

Work will take place in Bloomington, Minn.

The company is teaming with Honeywell Aerospace for this contract.

About the Author

Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

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
 Top 100 Promo 2016
contracts DB


  • 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