Military Space Cloud Architecture (MILSCA) will be able to store more than 100 Terabytes of data generated on Earth and in space on board each constellation satellite with a processing power exceeding 250 TFLOPS (250,000 billion operations per second).
General Dynamics to support US Army’s IT networks
The US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) has selected General Dynamics Information Technology to continue to operate and maintain its IT networks, General Dynamics announced on 18 April.
The Intelligence and Security Command Information Technology Support Services 3 contract has a potential value of approximately $300 million.
Under the contract, the company will provide network and maintenance operations, storage management, information assurance, engineering and installation, web services and communications support for continued operations.
Mike Hatcher, vice president and general manager within General Dynamics Information Technology’s Defense portfolio, said: 'General Dynamics knows how critical these services are to the US Department of Defense and INSCOM missions. We are committed to adding value and enhanced security necessary to support INSCOM.'
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