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

Mar 23, 2011, 12:00 ET from General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada

LONDON, Ontario, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada three delivery order modifications valued at USD$41.4 million for upgrade kits for RG-31 Mk5E vehicles previously delivered under the 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).

The kits will enhance the survivability and operation of the RG-31 vehicles to the latest production configuration.  The delivery of the kits is expected to be completed by January 2012.

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

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