U.S. Army Awards General Dynamics $257 Million for Additional Stryker Combat Vehicles
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command on June 26 awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a $257 million delivery order under an existing contract for 165 Stryker eight-wheeled combat vehicles.
The order calls for 31 Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicles, 25 Reconnaissance Vehicles, 14 Fire Support Vehicles, 11 Engineer Squad Vehicles, 46 Command Vehicles, 19 Medical Evacuation Vehicles, and 19 Mortar Carriers. Additionally, the delivery order calls for 88 Remote Weapons Stations in the Block II Configuration.
Work will be performed in multiple locations by existing General Dynamics personnel and is expected to be completed by January 31, 2010.
Stryker is a family of eight-wheeled combat vehicles, available in ten variants, that has been proven effective by the U.S. Army and the National Guard for defense and disaster-response missions.
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