Thursday, June 3, 2010

General Dynamics C4 Systems to Open Army Support Office at Aberdeen Proving Ground

General Dynamics C4 Systems to Open Army Support Office at Aberdeen Proving Ground
June 3, 2010

New office to support C4ISR programs that deliver advanced communications capabilities to U.S. soldiers.

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., -General Dynamics C4 Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), today announced plans to open an office inside Aberdeen Proving Ground to support critical Aberdeen Proving Ground-based military technology programs that connect U.S. Army soldiers to one another and to the information they need to safely and effectively execute their missions. The company is relocating a core team from Fort Monmouth, N.J., to a new office building within The Government and Technology Enterprise (The GATE) project at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

General Dynamics C4 Systems specializes in integrating command, control, communication, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) technologies, products and systems.

The Army program-management operations that General Dynamics supports - known as "Team C4ISR" - are responsible for several key communications programs, including Warfighter Information Network - Tactical (WIN-T), the Army's new broadband wireless tactical networking system; the Joint Tactical Radio System program, a family of interoperable, affordable software-defined radios; the Command Post of the Future, a collaborative online command and control system; and the Common Hardware/Software - 3 (CHS-3) program, which enables military users to access the latest commercial computer and networking advancements.

Larry Rhue, senior vice president of Strategic Development for General Dynamics C4 Systems, said, "As military modernization moves ahead, we will go wherever the Army goes to ensure we are supporting the Communications- Electronics Command's 'Team C4ISR' to the best of our ability."

General Dynamics C4 Systems has leased 10,000-square feet of space in the new single-story office building at 6245 Guardian Gateway in Aberdeen Proving Ground. The company plans to move in this summer.

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