Up to $45.9M to GD for USMC AccessNet Voice Conferencing SystemApr 29, 2010 14:49 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff
General Dynamics C4 Systems in Columbia, MD received a ceiling $45.9 million indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract from the US Marine Corps Systems Command for life cycle logistics for the AccessNet digital switching system and LongArm software.
This contract includes software licenses, training, technical services, and spare and repair parts.
AccessNet is a digital switching system that supports voice conferencing (internal and external) and radio communications. The LongArm software package provides remote control capabilities for a variety of communication devices…
The AccessNet voice conferencing system enables simultaneous use of a variety of communications devices, including radios – high frequency (HF), very high frequency (VHF), and ultra high frequency (UHF) – private branch exchange (PBX), public switched telephone network (PSTN) phone lines, or dedicated connections.
The LongArm software suite supports a variety of communication devices, controlled from as few as one device, or up to hundreds of workstations (LongArm control stations). The LongArm control station is a standard PC that provides the ability to configure, control, and monitor remote communication devices through graphical user interface.
General Dynamics will perform the work in Columbia, MD and is expected to be complete by April 29/15. This contract was not competitively procured by the US Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, VA (M67854-10-D-2224).