General Dynamics U.K. to upgrade tactical comms systems for British military

General Dynamics United Kingdom has won a £135 million contract from the U.K. Ministry of Defence to provide enhanced Bowman tactical communications systems to the British Armed Forces.

The contract translates to $192.8 million U.S. dollars.

Under the contract, General Dynamics will enhance and upgrade the tactical communications equipment currently used by the U.K. military. The Bowman is a tactical communications system that integrates digital voice and data technology to provide secure radio, telephone, intercom and tactical internet services.

The contract creates an additional 50 jobs and sustains 20 current jobs, the company said in a release.

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