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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 LAV III Upgrade Project will modernize 550 vehicles, significantly enhancing their survivability, mobility and firepower and extending the fleet's lifecycle to 2035.  Survivability upgrades will include the introduction of double-V-hull technology, an innovative enhancement developed by General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada engineers, as well as add-on armour protection and energy-attenuating seats. Together, these improvements will provide crew members greater protection against mine blasts, IEDs and other threats.  (PRNewsFoto/General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada, Alex Schmoll)

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...

Aug 15, 2011, 10:00 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $42 Million for Saudi Tank Work

General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded two contracts with a combined value of  $42.4...

Aug 02, 2011, 11:30 ET

General Dynamics to Supply 33 Light Armored Vehicles to the U.S. Marine Corps

General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada has been awarded a $42 million contract to produce 33 Light Armored Vehicles (LAV-A2) in various...

Jul 28, 2011, 10:00 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $42 Million for RG-31 MRAP Upgrade Work

The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada a $41.6 million contract modification for the installation...

Mar 23, 2011, 12:00 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $41 Million for RG-31 MRAP Upgrades

The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada three delivery order modifications valued at USD$41.4...

Jan 25, 2011, 16:15 ET

EFV Prototypes Successfully Complete Tests, Exceed Threshold by 90 Percent

The U.S. Marine Corps' latest-generation Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) prototypes have completed the required 500-hour reliability growth...

Jan 18, 2011, 13:15 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $44 Million for Saudi Tank Work

General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was recently awarded two contracts worth $44 million for the Kingdom...

Jan 04, 2011, 11:45 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $138 Million Contract for Light Armored Vehicles

The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command has awarded a USD$138 million contract to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada for 82 Light...

Dec 22, 2010, 10:30 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $92 Million for Stryker Combat-Vehicle Work

General Dynamics Land Systems recently has been awarded three contracts by the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command to support the Stryker...

Dec 21, 2010, 14:30 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $165 Million for 195 Additional EAGLE Vehicles for Germany

General Dynamics European Land Systems entered a USD $165 million contract with the German Federal Office of Defense Technology and Procurement...

Dec 10, 2010, 09:45 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $317 Million for RG-31 MRAP Survivability and Mobility Upgrades

The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command awarded General Dynamics Land Systems–Canada a USD$317.4 million delivery-order modification for...

Dec 09, 2010, 10:30 ET

U.S. Army Awards General Dynamics $112 Million for Stryker Combat-Vehicle Work

General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded three contracts by the U.S. Army to support performance specification changes to and fielding of the...

Dec 06, 2010, 15:30 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $19 Million for Saudi Tank Work

General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics  (NYSE: GD), was awarded an additional $19 million to convert 15 of the...

Nov 30, 2010, 10:00 ET

General Dynamics Awarded $21 Million for RG-31 MRAP Upgrades

The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command awarded General Dynamics Land Systems–Canada a USD$21.2 million delivery-order modification for upgrade...