General Dynamics To Upgrade Submarine Weapons Control Systems
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems won a $10.2 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to upgrade the submarine weapons control system (WCS) portion of the AN/BYG-1 submarine combat system.
General Dynamics will develop weapon control software and commercial off-the-shelf hardware upgrades for the AN/BYG-1 combat system on several classes of submarines. The AN/BYG-1 integrates the tactical control, weapons control and tactical network subsystems on U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy submarines.
DID has more on the submarine classes General Dynamics will be supporting…
General Dynamics will be providing AN/BYG-1 upgrades to the following submarine classes:
- SSN-688 Los Angeles Class
- SSN-688I Improved Los Angeles Class
- SSN-21 Sea Wolf Class
- SSGN Ohio Class
- SSBN Trident Class
- SSN-744 Virginia Class
- Royal Australian Navy’s Collins Class
- Future class submarines, including other foreign Navies.
General Dynamics will perform the work in Fairfax, VA (53.6%); Cape Canaveral, FL (17.6%); Roswell, GA (12.5%); Middletown, RI (7.7%); McLean, VA (2.6%); Hampton, VA (4.6%); Greensboro, NC (1.2%); Arlington, VA (.05%); Fairfax Station, VA (.06%); and Waterford, CT (.09%), which it expects to complete by July 2010. This contract was competitively procured via FedBizOpps, with 3 offers received.