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March 9th, 2015

WIN-T Increment 2 From General Dynamics Infuses Stryker Brigades

[SatNews] The U.S. Army is fielding the General Dynamics-built Warfighter Information Network – Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 to the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division (2/2 SBCT) at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, and the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

The WIN-T Increment 2 secure communications network backbone is also fielded to 12 infantry Brigade Combat Teams (BCT) and four division headquarters. WIN-T is the Army's top-tier, mobile command and control system that connects and protects voice and data communications to support the full spectrum of Army operations worldwide.

"Fielding WIN-T Increment 2 to Army Stryker Brigades closes the communications gap between fast moving SBCTs and 'boots on the ground' soldiers," said Chris Marzilli, president of General Dynamics Mission Systems. "The highly mobile and operationally simplified Increment 2 allows soldiers to quickly and simultaneously address multiple missions in any environment, across the mission field or between continents."

General Dynamics Mission Systems' engineers and technology experts are working continuously to make the WIN-T Increment 2 system easier to use, while reducing the size, weight and power needs of the system overall. Ideas and suggestions for system improvements come from soldier feedback during evaluation events, from soldiers returning from their deployments and from training activities both at home base and at the Signal School at the Cyber Center of Excellence at Fort Gordon, Ga.

More information about WIN-T, tactical radios, satellite communications and the cyber-defense products that make up the Soldier's Network is available at http://www.thesoldiersnetwork.com/.

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) combined the resources of Advanced Information Systems and C4 Systems into "General Dynamics Mission Systems" on January 1, 2015.

For more information about General Dynamics Mission Systems, please visit http://gdmissionsystems.com/