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General Dynamics Awarded Air Force Cyber Intelligence Contract

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a unit of General Dynamics, said today that it has been awarded a contract to continue its cyber network defense, operations and exploitation support of the U.S. Air Force’s 35th Intelligence Squadron (35IS) Cyberspace Operations program Sensor Shadow.

The contract has a maximum value of $5 million over three years if all options are exercised, the company said in a statement.

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a unit of General Dynamics, said today that it has been awarded a contract to continue its cyber network defense, operations and exploitation support of the U.S. Air Force’s 35th Intelligence Squadron (35IS) Cyberspace Operations program Sensor Shadow.

The contract has a maximum value of $5 million over three years if all options are exercised, the company said in a statement.

General DynamicsUnder the contract, General Dynamics’ analysts and engineers will help to collect, analyze, produce and disseminate key cyber intelligence. This includes supporting the U.S. Cyber Command and other Department of Defense customers. The Sensor Shadow program team conducts in-depth analysis of network intrusions, threat profiling, all source intelligence analysis and long-term analysis of stored network connection data and supports operations across the globe.

“The Sensor Shadow program is representative of our cyber security heritage. For two decades General Dynamics has been providing leading-edge cyber intelligence support to the Air Force through Sensor Shadow, dating back to Operation Desert Storm,” said John Jolly, vice president and general manager of General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems’ Cyber Systems division. “Our close partnership with the 35IS allows us to effectively apply our mission understanding and in-depth expertise in the cyber domain to bring more capability to the cyber analyst toolset for more effective and timely analysis.”

The work will be performed at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.

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