General Dynamics Land Systems Wins Contract with US Marine Corps

General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a $42 million contract to produce 33 Light Armored Vehicles for the U.S. Marine Corps. The work will be performed in London, Ontario, and will be completed by Dec. 2012.

The LAV-A2 conducts offensive and defensive operations in support of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force. It’s enhanced with armor protection and automatic fire-suppression system for crew protection. About 240 LAV-A2 vehicles have been ordered by the Marine Corps since 2002.

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