Kendall Clears GD's Manpack Radio For $250 Million Low-Rate Initial Production

By Tony Bertuca / October 12, 2012 at 6:42 PM
The Defense Department has approved the two-channel Manpack radio made by General Dynamics C4 Systems for low-rate initial production after validating that previously identified flaws have been fixed, according to an internal Pentagon memo signed by the DOD's acquisition chief. The Manpack is part of the Joint Tactical Radio System program, which recently morphed into the Joint Tactical Networking Center. The LRIP award is for 3,726 Manpack units for the Army and will bring GD more than $250 million. Before...

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