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.

Oct 10th, 2009

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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