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Jan 10, 2013, 13:00 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $65 Million by the Colombian Ministry of National Defence for Light Armoured Vehicles

 The Colombian Ministry of National Defence has awarded a USD$65.3 million contract to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada for 24 Light...

Jan 08, 2013, 13:00 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $133 Million for Abrams Tank Production

 General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded $132.7 million for the procurement and production of 69 Saudi M1A2 (M1A2S) Abrams tanks for the...

Nov 09, 2012, 15:30 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $133 Million to Upgrade 66 Additional LAV III Vehicles by the Government of Canada

 The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, announced today that the...

Nov 05, 2012, 10:00 ET

General Dynamics Amphibious Combat Vehicle Hull Design Meets Marine Corps' Survivability Requirement

General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), recently conducted simulated mine-blast tests that confirmed...

Sep 27, 2012, 13:00 ET

U.S. Army Awards General Dynamics $395 Million to Begin Engineering Development for Abrams Modernization

The U.S. Army TACOM Contracting Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), an eight-year,...

Jun 18, 2012, 12:00 ET

General Dynamics Finalizes Contract for Additional 100 Foxhound Vehicles for UK Ministry of Defence

General Dynamics Land Systems - Force Protection Europe has finalized a contract for an additional 100 Foxhound light tactical blast-protected...

Jun 14, 2012, 13:30 ET
General Dynamics Land Systems proposed vehicle for USSOCOM Ground Mobility Vehicle program. Designed for internal fixed- and rotary-wing transport, it is optimized to increase operator and occupant protection and survivability and meets the diverse and challenging missions that special operations demand, including transportability, mobility, modularity and technology. Its modular technology is rapidly configurable for a variety of special operations missions and operating environments.  (PRNewsFoto/General Dynamics Land Systems)

General Dynamics Land Systems Submits Proposal for U.S. Special Operations Ground Mobility Vehicle 1.1 Program

 General Dynamics Land Systems has submitted its proposal for the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Ground Mobility Vehicle (GMV 1.1)...

May 09, 2012, 10:30 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $26 Million to Develop Joint Assault Bridge Prototypes

 The U.S. Army Contracting Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $26 million contract to build two Joint Assault Bridge (JAB)...

Apr 27, 2012, 14:14 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $31 Million for Abrams Tank Upgrades

 The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command awarded General Dynamics Land Systems $31 million to begin upgrading 24 M1A1 Abrams main...

Jan 10, 2012, 10:15 ET

General Dynamics Brings New Work to South Carolina

General Dynamics Land Systems announced today that the newly acquired Force Protection manufacturing facility in Ladson, S.C., will install...

Jan 06, 2012, 14:30 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $60 Million for Abrams Tank Upgrades

 The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems $60 million under an existing contract to continue...

Dec 20, 2011, 14:00 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $126 Million Contract for Light Armored Vehicles

 The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command has awarded a USD$126 million contract modification to General Dynamics Land...

Nov 30, 2011, 14:00 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $10 Million for Vehicle Upgrades

 General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a $9.9 million contract to upgrade military...

Nov 30, 2011, 10:02 ET

General Dynamics Awarded 70 Additional DURO Armoured Personnel Carriers for the Swiss Army

General Dynamics European Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a contract by the Swiss Army for delivery...

Nov 17, 2011, 15:45 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $395 Million for Egyptian Abrams Tank-Related Work

The U.S. TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a $395...

Oct 25, 2011, 13:28 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $367 Million to Produce Additional 177 Double-V-Hull Stryker Vehicles

The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), $367...

Oct 21, 2011, 13:30 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $1 Billion to Upgrade LAV III Vehicles by Government of Canada

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, and the Honourable Julian Fantino,...

Aug 29, 2011, 13:45 ET

General Dynamics Proposes PIRANHA 5 for the Close Combat Vehicle Program

General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada announced today that it will offer the PIRANHA 5 vehicle fitted with Rheinmetall's LANCE 30mm Modular Turret...

Aug 25, 2011, 14:30 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $49 Million Contract for Field Service Support

The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command has awarded a USD$49.2 million contract to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada for training and...

Aug 18, 2011, 17:26 ET

General Dynamics Team Awarded Army Ground Combat Vehicle $440 Million Technology Development Contract

A team led by General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) that includes Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Tognum America, Inc., was...