General Dynamics Awarded Contract Under New U.S. Army Rapid-Acquisition Communications Program

   General Dynamics Awarded Contract Under New U.S. Army Rapid-Acquisition
                            Communications Program

Program will help speed delivery of tactical command, control and
communications capabilities to military and government personnel.

PR Newswire

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 26, 2012

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD)
was recently awarded a contract under the U.S. Army's new Global Tactical
Advanced Communications Systems (GTACS) and Services program, which enables
the rapid development and acquisition of a wide range of communications
equipment and technical support needed by the U.S. Department of Defense and
other federal agencies. The five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity
(IDIQ) contract has a total potential value of $10 billion among all 20
awardees if all options are exercised.

"General Dynamics has been a long-term partner of U.S. federal agencies,
delivering the full complement of mission-critical tactical communications
systems, engineering, products and services," said Jerry DeMuro, executive
vice president of Information Systems and Technology for General Dynamics. "We
understand the military's requirements and the challenges military and
government personnel face, and will continue supporting their mission with
solutions that are innovative, versatile and affordable through the GTACS
program."

GTACS is administered by the Army's Program Executive Office, Command, Control
and Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T), Special Projects Office, Northeast
Regional Response Center and Project Manager, Warfighter Information Network –
Tactical. The contract includes tactical command, control and communications
system hardware, software, engineering, logistics, development, testing and
systems-related support. GTACS replaces the World-Wide Satellite Systems
program, for which General Dynamics C4 Systems was one of six prime
contractors.

This contract was awarded to General Dynamics One Source, which comprises
General Dynamics C4 Systems, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems,
General Dynamics Information Technology and General Dynamics SATCOM
Technologies.

More information about General Dynamics is available online at
www.generaldynamics.com.

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