STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., 21 Aug. 2008. General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, won a contract for the production of 62 Stryker Mobile Gun System (MGS) variant vehicles from the U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command.
The contract has a total potential value of $326.5 million, including initial funding of $145 million.
Work will be performed in Anniston, Ala.; Sterling Heights, Mich.; Lima, Ohio; Scranton, Pa.; Tallahassee, Fla., and London, Canada, and is expected to be completed by February 2010.
The Stryker MGS variant is a direct-fire infantry assault platform with a 105mm cannon mounted in a low-profile, fully stabilized, "shoot-on-the-move" turret and integrated into the Stryker chassis.