General Dynamics Awarded USD$29 Million for RG-31 MRAP Independent Suspension
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<p><span class="xn-location">LONDON</span>, Ontario, <span class="xn-chron">Feb. 19</span> /CNW/ -- U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada a USD$29.2 million delivery order to supply 127 independent suspension kits for its Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle program.  General Dynamics Land Systems, the Canadian company's parent corporation, is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:   GD).</p>
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<p>The TAK-4 independent suspensions, produced by Oshkosh, will be installed in-theatre on to previously delivered RG-31Mk5EM vehicles to enhance their ride quality and robustness.</p>
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<p>The contract was signed through the Canadian Commercial Corporation, a Crown Agency of the Canadian Government.</p>
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<p>General Dynamics Land Systems - <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>, located in <span class="xn-location">London</span>, Ontario, <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>, is a business unit of General Dynamics Land Systems of Sterling Heights, Michigan.  For over 30 years, more than 2000 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 <a href="http://www.gdlscanada.com">www.gdlscanada.com</a>.</p>
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<p>General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs approximately 91,700 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 <a href="http://www.generaldynamics.com">www.generaldynamics.com</a>.</p>
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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.gdlscanada.com

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