General Dynamics will continue providing expandable mobile shelters to the U.S. Army for use in extreme environments, the company announced Tuesday.
The company said it won a delivery order as part of a multi-year contract awarded in December 2010.
The company has produced the standard family shelters for more than 40 years, said Jim Losse, vice president and general manager of advanced materials.
The Army ordered more than 25 of the shelters from the company’s armament and technical products business unit.
ASF shelters are made of aluminum-faced, nonmetallic honeycomb-sandwich panels and include systems for power and signal distribution, lighting and environmental control units.
According to the company, the mobile shelters meet standards under the International Organization for Standardization’s cargo container specification and can be transported by truck, helicopter, cargo aircraft, sea and rail.
Production will start immediately in Marion, Va. and delivery should occur in 2013, according to the company.