General Dynamics to deliver 352 Stryker combat vehicles to U.S. Army

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., 10 Oct. 2009. General Dynamics Land Systems won from the U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command a $647 million contract for 352 Stryker vehicles. Work will be performed in Anniston, Ala.; Sterling Heights, Mich.; Lima, Ohio; and London, Ontario, Canada. Vehicle deliveries will begin in July 2010.

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., 10 Oct. 2009. General Dynamics Land Systems won from the U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command a $647 million contract for 352 Stryker military combat vehicles.

Work will be performed in Anniston, Ala.; Sterling Heights, Mich.; Lima, Ohio; and London, Ontario, Canada. Vehicle deliveries will begin in July 2010.

This award continues vehicle production under the Stryker program, which was initially awarded to a General Dynamics team in 2000. To date, General Dynamics has delivered 2,988 vehicles and trained 18,438 soldiers in their operation, says a representative.

The U.S. Army has seven Stryker Brigade Combat Teams. Three are deployed in combat zones: two in Iraq, one in Afghanistan.

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