General Dynamics Land Systems gets $402M contract for US Army Stryker Technical Support Services

General Dynamics Land Systems gets $402M contract for US Army Stryker Technical Support Services

The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a contract worth up to $402 million for Systems Technical Support (STS) for the Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT). Under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the company will provide systems technical support (STS) for the US Army’s Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT) for a period of five years. Under the five-year STS contract that began in January, GD will perform a variety of work, including log, development, and support of government testing. The objective of the partnership is to maintain high operational readiness for the Soldiers who serve in the SBCT. Work will be performed with current employees at GD operations in Sterling Heights and London, Ontario.

The US Army’s Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT) will carry out a range of activities such as log, development, and support of government testing. This will enable high operational readiness maintenance for the soldiers who serve in the SBCT. SBCT is an infantry-centric organisation that seeks to bridge the operational gaps between the army’s light forces and heavy forces. It provides the army with a lethal, deployable, survivable, and mobile option formed around the ten flat-bottom variants of the Stryker vehicle.

Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle (M1126)

Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle (M1126)


The US Army continues to modernize its Stryker fleet of vehicles through the introduction of the 30mm, up gunned Infantry Carrier Vehicle – Dragoon (ICVD), and the Double-V Hull A1 platform. The Stryker A1 eight-wheeled vehicle is built to vastly increase power, survivability and mobility, while providing extra stowage and seating for nine Soldiers, plus a 3-Soldier crew. The Stryker fleet is considered the backbone of the Army, with nearly 4,700 vehicles fielded.

Land Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics Land Systems provides innovative design, engineering, technology, production, fielding and full life-cycle support for land combat vehicles around the globe. The company’s extensive experience, customer-first focus and seasoned supply chain network provide unmatched capabilities to the U.S. military and its allies.

Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT)

Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT)

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