12 Oct 2018

General Dynamics awarded contract for Life Cycle Product Line Management

General Dynamics has been awarded a contract from the US Army Contracting Command worth $465 million for the US Army Life Cycle Product Line Management (LCPM) Program.

General Dynamics will focus primarily on the extensive Live Training Transformation (LT2) Family of Training Systems supporting the gamut of live training requirements, including Force on Force and Force on Target systems, for the Project Manager for Training Devices (PM TRADE) portfolio within the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI).

Requirements will include both individual training and collective training systems at unit home stations, Combat Training Centres, Military Operations on Urban Terrain, Live Fire and Digital Ranges, and additional training ranges located worldwide.

The Company will additionally be responsible for defining, implementing and managing the LT2 Hardware Product Line through trade studies, analysis and forecasting, data collection, design, development, impact assessment, cyber security, materiel procurement, integration, installation, testing, system training, documentation, logistics support, obsolescence management and disposal.

Chris Brady, Vice President of Engineering and incoming President of General Dynamics Mission Systems, said: “Providing Soldiers a realistic live training experience is a critical factor in the Army’s ongoing modernisation effort.

“This award grows our training portfolio by adding hardware product line management to our existing software product line management for the Army and positions General Dynamics for future growth.”

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