Last Updated on 12/05/2021 by OTC
General Dynamics Mission Systems announced today that it was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for support of their Overlord Unmanned Surface Vessel (OUSV) Combat System Ship Integration and Test program. This contract includes options that, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $17.4 million.
As part of this contract, General Dynamics Mission Systems will provide integration and support of combat management systems onboard Overlord unmanned surface vessels for the U.S. Navy. Work for this contract will be performed in Pittsfield, Massachusetts and Lafayette, Louisiana, with expected completion in August 2026.
“General Dynamics Mission Systems has more than 60 years of experience integrating combat management systems into aircraft, submarines and surface ships, and we look forward to collaborating on this critical capability. Applying our proven expertise onto the U.S. Navy’s Overlord unmanned surface vessels support Navy plans to develop safe and effective unmanned capabilities for the future fleet,” said Stan Kordana, Vice President of Surface Systems at General Dynamics Mission Systems.
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