General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a foreign sales contract to produce missiles and warheads, the Department of Defense announced.
The $149 million modification to a previous contract covers procurement of various quantities of M151, M274, M257, M278, M156, M264, M278, and WTU-1/B rockets, warheads, vehicle motors and associated components. Buyers include the governments of Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Kenya, Jordan, Nigeria and Qatar, a Defense Department statement said on Thursday.
Fiscal 2016, 2017 and 2018 other procurement funds of $149 million were obligated at the time of the award. The work, to be completed by Feb. 28, 2021, will be conducted at General Dynamics’ facilities in Williston, Vt., and Hampton, Ariz.
The U.S. Army Contracting Command, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting party.
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems provides the U.S. military and its allies around the world, an extensive range of weapons systems needed at all levels of strategic and tactical operations. For ground forces, we manufacture heavy machine guns, grenade launchers, crew-served weapons and munitions of all calibers. As well as family of lightweight vehicles for expeditionary and special forces. We produce weapons systems and ammunition for U.S. Navy shipboard applications. For airborne platforms, we produce weapons for fighter aircraft, including high-speed Gatling guns for all U.S. fixed-wing and rotary military aircraft. Our munitions portfolio covers the full breadth of naval, air and ground forces applications across all calibers and weapons platforms.
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems have 18 facilities spread across the United States and 4 facilities in Quebec, Canada.
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