General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems was awarded a competitive, five-year fixed firm price contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command in Redstone Arsenal, Ala., for production of the 2.75-inch/70mm Hydra-70 air-to-ground rocket system for all military services.
"The Hydra 70 rocket is a combat-proven, cost-effective weapon that enhances the survivability and mission success of the warfighter," saidDan Paul, vice president and general manager for precision systems, General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems. "General Dynamics has been the system integrator for the Hydra rocket since 1996 and has produced more than five million rockets. We will continue to work closely with the Army to deliver a weapon that is both affordable and reliable in action."
The award includes five potential options through 2018, with work expected to be complete by 2020.
General Dynamics announced today that it will partner Smith & Wesson to pursue the US Army's Modular Handgun System (MHS) solicitation to replace the M9 standard Army sidearm. The strategic partnership's Modular Handgun System will be based on the Smith & Wesson M&P Polymer Pistol platform
General Dynamics announced today that it has signed an agreement with Advanced Material Engineering (AME) to manufacture 40mm Air Burst Ammunition for the US military. AME is a subsidiary of Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics)
General Dynamics has won three contracts worth $311 million for the Canadian defense forces that include providing Mercury Global anchor stations and surveillance system for light armored upgrade vehicles, the company announced Thursday. Two of these contracts are worth CDN $59
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General Dynamics Canada has been awarded a CDN$122 million, three-year contract to upgrade the Canadian Forces' existing fleet of Combat Net Radios. The radios, originally purchased in 1991, will be enhanced to allow for simultaneous operation of voice, messaging and positional awareness reporting, capabilities not currently possible with the existing radio set
General Dynamics has won Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract worth $169 million to provide Hydra rockets to Colombia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, India, and Belgium. “General Dynamics – OTS Inc
General Dynamics and Rockwell Collins have shipped more than 1,200 AN/PRC-155 radios to the US government as part of a follow-on Low-rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract. LRIP contract was for 1,500 new radios
Picatinny engineers have begun delivering the new lightweight M252A1 81mm system to the US Army, which is 12 pounds, or 14 percent, lighter than its predecessor, the legacy M252 mortar system. "The new lightweight system reduces the load for dismounted battalion mortar platoons, while retaining the same durability, rates of fire, and range of the legacy system," said Lt
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