General Dynamics has received a US$78.3m initial order from the US Army for Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment One.

WIN-T provides US soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan with broadband network and satellite communications capabilities.

Equipment to be supplied includes networking hubs, network nodes serving battalion, brigade and division/corps command posts and Expeditionary Signal Battalions and network management suites.

The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a potential value of US$1.4bn.

WIN-T Increment One was formerly known as the Joint Network Node.

By staff writer