General Dynamics receives Canadian Land C4ISR contracts
General Dynamics Mission Systems Canada has received three contracts totalling $621.5 million from the Canadian government to support the Land C4ISR system for the Canadian Army, the company announced on 30 January.
The first is the transition software in-service support (ISS) contract worth $197.75 million. Under this contract, the company will provide support to software that helps integrate various data points such as GPS-based position reporting into a single system to allow for timely and informed decision-making.
The second is the cyber security engineering ISS contract worth $56.50 million. It will support the protection of the Land C4ISR data systems from theft of, and damage to, the information.
The third is the $367.25 million engineering and integration ISS contract, which will ensure that the Land C4ISR system is fully integrated.
As part of every Canadian Army vehicle, weapons platform and headquarters, the Land C4ISR system helps the army to coordinate and conduct modern operations.