General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has won two contract from US Army Contracting Command to produce 2.75"/70mm Hydra-70 air-to-ground rocket system.
The option exercised is part of a supplies contract originally awarded to General Dynamics in 2014.
General Dynamics has been in continuous production of the Hydra-70 rockets since 1996.
The Hydra 70 rocket fin-stabilized unguided rocket is used primarily in the air-to-ground role. It can be equipped with a variety of warheads, and in more recent versions, guidance systems for point attacks.
The Hydra-70 rocket system is 55in to 70in long and weighs 23lbs to 27lbs. It comprises of three main components - the Mk 66 MOD 4 rocket motor, a warhead and a point-detonating remote-set fuse.
General Dynamics Mission Systems has won a $125.6 million contract to provide 'Rescue 21' program management for the US Coast Guard Command, Control, and Communications Engineering Center
General Dynamics has won a $508 million contract to upgrade US Armys 215 Stryker flat bottom vehicles to double-V engineering change proposal one configuration. The IAV Stryker is a family of 8x8 chassis armoured fighting vehicles derived from the wheeled armoured vehicle Canadian LAV III, which in turn was based on the Swiss MOWAG Piranha III 8x8, and produced by General Dynamics Land Systems
General Dynamics has won a $900 million contract to provide engineering and technical services for major weapon systems of the US Special Operations Command (SOCOM), and assist with decision-making and program controls. According to the SOCOM Wide Mission Support (SWMS) contract, the subsidiary of General Dynamics Information Technology, ARMA Global, will provide technical, engineering and other support services for major weapon systems will be provided to the US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) for the next five years
General Dynamics has won a $101.3 million contract from US Navy to continue developing common missile compartment for Ohio replacement submarine and UKs successor-class ballistic submarine
Orbital ATK announced Monday that it has received a contract modification from General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems for the purchase of illuminating flares for the Hydra-70 family of rockets. This follow-on order provides a suite of illuminating flares that deliver tactical illumination in both the visible and infrared spectra
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has won a $59 million contract from US Navy for the continuation of Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Lead Yard Services and Flight III Upgrade design efforts. This contract extends the services for engineering, technical support, special studies and Flight III design work for Arleigh Burke-class ships through December 2017
General Dynamics Electric Boat will christen US Navy's latest advanced nuclear attack submarine Colorado during a ceremony at its shipyard on Saturday. Colorado submarine is the 15th ship of the Virginia Class and features some technology from Ohio-class platforms
General Dynamics is being awarded a $24 million contract for reactor plant planning yard services for nuclear-powered submarines, and support yard services for the Navys moored training ships. The contractor will furnish, fabricate, or acquire such materials, supplies and services as may be necessary to perform the functions of the planning yard for reactor plants and associated portions of the propulsion plants for nuclear powered submarines, US department of defense said in a statement Wednesday
The US Army will field a more lethal version of Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle to Europe in 2018. The US Army had issued an urgent requirement for more firepower for its Germany based 2nd cavalry regiment three years ago
US Armys collaboration with National Security Agency has led to advancement in cryptographic modernization, information security and tactical network protection. The US Army Materiel Commands Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) and NSA are together defining a cooperative approach to expediting cryptographic product fielding, in which the Cyber Security and Information Assurance (CSIA) division will support many of the certification functions normally performed by NSA to ensure products like software-defined tactical radios meet strict NSA security requirements and quality standards, the service announced in a statement last week
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