Live-training systems for U.S. Army to get $465 million General Dynamics refresh and upgrade

FAIRFAX, Va. General Dynamics and the U.S. Army Life Cycle Product Line Management (LCPM) Program have agreed on a contract worth $465 million for General Dynamics to provide enhanced life cycle management, including technology refresh and upgrades of live-training systems, within the U.S. Army Live Training Transformation Product Line.

One Source -- a joint venture of two General Dynamics companies, General Dynamics Mission Systems and General Dynamics -- will focus primarily on the extensive Transformation (LT2) Family of 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). The contract will require both individual training and collective training systems at unit home stations, Combat Training Centers, Military Operations on Urban Terrain, Live Fire and Digital Ranges, and additional training ranges located worldwide.

In addition, General Dynamics will be responsible for defining, implementing and managing the LT2 Hardware Product Line through trade studies, analysis and forecasting, data collection, design, development, impact assessment, cybersecurity, materiel procurement, integration, installation, testing, system training, documentation, logistics support, management, and disposal.