Friday, July 30, 2010

DTN News: General Dynamics To Supply 27 RG-31 MRAP Vehicles To The U.S. Defense Department

Defense News: DTN News: General Dynamics To Supply 27 RG-31 MRAP Vehicles To The U.S. Defense Department

Source: DTN News / General Dynamics
(NSI News Source Info) LONDON, Ontario, Canada - July 30, 2010:U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command(MCSC) has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada a $33.2 million delivery order to produce 21 RG-31 Mk5EM and 6 RG-31 Mk5E vehicles 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).
Vehicle production will occur at BAE Systems Land Systems OMC of Benoni, South Africa. Deliveries will be completed by April, 2011. In total, General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada will have delivered 1,679 RG-31 vehicles under the MRAP program upon completion of this order. The contract was 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 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
General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs approximately 91,000 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
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