General Dynamics Awarded $27 Million for RG-31 MRAP Spare Parts



    LONDON, Ontario, Feb. 12 /CNW/ -- The Marine Corps Systems Command has
awarded General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada a $27.2 million contract
modification for spare parts in support of RG-31 Mk5E vehicles under the Mine
Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) program.  General Dynamics Land Systems, the
Canadian company's parent corporation, is a business unit of General Dynamics
(NYSE:   GD).
    

    
    These parts will be used to support vehicles that were manufactured under
a delivery order awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada in July 2008
for 773 RG-31 Mk5E vehicles for the MRAP program.  In total, 1,397 General
Dynamics RG-31 vehicles have been ordered under the MRAP program.
    

    
    Both contracts were signed through the Canadian Commercial Corporation, a
Crown Agency of the Canadian Government.
    

    
    General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada, located in London, Ontario, Canada
is a business unit of General Dynamics Land Systems of Sterling Heights,
Michigan.  For over 30 years, more than 1900 highly skilled technical
employees have designed, manufactured, delivered and supported to global
customers a unique family of light armoured vehicles (LAV).  More information
on the company is available at www.gdlscanada.com.
    

    
    General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs
approximately 92,300 people worldwide.  The company is a market leader in
business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and
munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and
technologies.  More information about General Dynamics is available online at
www.gd.com.
    


    




For further information:

For further information: Ken Yamashita of General Dynamics Land
Systems-Canada, +1-519-964-5813, Fax, +1-519-964-5488, yamashik@gdls.com Web
Site: http://www.gdls-canada.com

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