U.S. Army’s Prophet Program Expands Signal Intelligence Capabilities with General Dynamics Upgrades and Crystal Group’s Rugged Server

General Dynamics C4 Systems develops communication products, integrating them into secure networks that deliver vital information for military, homeland security and public safety professionals. The company was chosen by the U.S. Army as the prime contractor and systems integrator for upgrades to the Prophet tactical signals intelligence program. General Dynamics is headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia.

The Challenge

Prophet’s mission requires an evolving technological platform that can be adapted to changing battlefield situations and transportation needs. Project leadership sought proven technology and dependable device management to be able to respond quickly as program elements change.

The Solution

General Dynamics C4 Systems chose Crystal Group’s RS112 1U for upgrade projects based on past performance and reliability of the company’s rugged servers. Crystal Group’s responsiveness, fast turnaround time, and extensive configuration management were also important determining factors.


  • Improved SWaP provides less weight, less power consumption, and smaller form factor size
  • Device ruggedness, reliability and dependability
  • Configuration flexibility
  • Low maintenance
  • Responsive customer support

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