General Dynamics unit gets $110M contract

AP News
Posted: Dec 14, 2009 5:56 PM

A unit of military contractor General Dynamics Corp. has been awarded a three-year contract with a potential value of $110 million to produce integrated circuits for the U.S. Navy's Trident II (D5) submarine-launched ballistic missile program.

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems' contract was awarded by Charles Stark Draper Laboratory.

The Navy program is designed to extend the service life of the Trident submarine and the Trident II (D5) missile.

General Dynamics also is providing circuit card assemblies for the Trident (D5) missile and guidance systems.

The principle subcontractor to General Dynamics for the wafer foundry services is Honeywell International and work will be performed at its Plymouth, Minn., facility.