General Dynamics Mission Systems Avionic Systems for Airforce Platforms
General Dynamics Mission Systems is a key provider of avionic systems on a number of military aircraft worldwide.
The company delivers highly-integrated mission and video management systems, flexible stores management systems, data link processing, acoustic processors, compact modular computers and video and data recorders.
The company supplies solutions for the Eurofighter Typhoon, Tornado, AgustaWestland AW101 Mk 3 and AW159 Wildcat (Future Lynx) platforms for the UK Armed Forces, as well as Canadian Aurora maritime patrol aircraft.
Airborne security systems
General Dynamics Aircraft Mission Computers provide pilots of the US Navy’s F/A -18 Super Hornet and the Marine Corps’ AV-8B Harrier with the ability to see and control the battlefield with the advanced situational awareness and combat systems control needed to complete their missions
With long-standing relationships with NAVAIR and the leading aircraft prime contractors, General Dynamics has a proven track record of providing high-performance computing developments and reliable manufacturing.
The company’s collaborative accomplishments include the implementation of common platform computing solutions on multiple naval aviation platforms, including the F/A-18, AV-8B, V-22 and T-45.
General Dynamics’ airborne system capabilities include:
- High-capacity, high-speed data storage products
- High-performance, special-purpose computing
- Packaging for adverse environments
- Platform computing infrastructure solutions
- Stores management systems
Airforce security systems
General Dynamics Mission Systems implements its system integration expertise and experience on complex US Navy systems to protect other high-value combat systems. The company designs, installs and operates systems to ensure timely, well-coordinated responses that minimise the risk to US ports, nuclear weapons and other critical infrastructure.
By combining the General Dynamics Mission Systems’s open architecture computing infrastructure (OPEN CI) with an open business model, it has successfully integrated various sensor sets and applications. In the process, the company has repeatedly demonstrated its ability to enable better-informed decision-making by incorporating national and sensor data to provide improved information correlation and wide-area situational awareness.
General Dynamics Mission Systems’ security systems capabilities include:
- Advanced sensor R&D with the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency
- Automated maritime threat assessment of vessels, people and cargo
- Managing risks to homeland security
- Protecting nuclear weapons and infrastructure
About General Dynamics Mission Systems
General Dynamics Mission Systems’ world-leading capabilities include avionics systems, cryptographic key management infrastructure systems, tactical communications information systems and naval systems.
In Canada, General Dynamics Mission Systems provides technology-based electronic systems, systems integration, and in-service support to global defence organisations and public security markets.
The company’s capabilities also include engineering and integration support for the current tactical communication system in-service with the Canadian Armed Forces, as well as a range of avionics systems that will be installed on Cyclones Helicopters and the Canadian Aurora maritime patrol aircraft.