General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada Gets $42 Million Contract to Supply Vehicles to the United States Marine Corps

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary General Dynamics Land Systems based in Ontario, Canada won a $42 Million contract to supply 33 Light Armored Vehicles (LAV-A2) to the United States Marine Corps.

Falls Church, Va., based General Dynamics' division will supply the LAV-A2 in several configurations. The vehicles will be designed to withstand various environments in air-ground defensive and offensive operations.

The $42 Million contract will go towards production of the vehicles at a manufacturing facility in London, Ontario Canada. The vehicles should be completed by December 2012.

The  Canadian Commercial Corporation, a Crown Agency of the Canadian Government, awarded the contract to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada.

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