General Dynamics C4 Systems has received a US$75m order under the US Army’s Common Hardware/Software 3 (CHS 3) contract for the Warfighter Information Network – Tactical (WIN-T) programme.

The CHS-3 contract gives the military access to the latest commercial computer and networking advancements to establish common hardware/software computing platforms and networks across the battlefield, General Dynamics says.

The CHS-3 product line includes rugged local area networks, server platforms, communication gateways, routers, laptops, faxes and ancillary equipment such as vehicle mounts and cables.

Extensive system integration, product-testing services, end-user support and programme management is also available under the CHS-3 contract.

By staff writer