Signals-intelligence contract for Army won by General Dynamics MIssion Systems

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) won a $296.1 million cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command to produce Prophet Enhanced modernized signals-intelligence systems.

According to company information, the Prophet system is a platform-independent modular system usable in a vehicle that enables 24-hour, all weather, near-real-time, ground-based, tactical signals intelligence/electronic warfare capability for brigade combat teams and battlefield surveillance brigades. GDMS materials say that the Prophet Enhanced system is interoperable on the global signals-intelligence enterprise, works by delivering collected data to common databases for access by the intelligence community, and is able to reposition its collection capability on the battlefield to support evolving situations.

The U.S. Department of Defense estimates a completion date for the contract of June 2020.