General Dynamics Gets $246M in Stryker Repair, Upgrade Contracts
General Dynamics Land Systems in Sterling Heights, MI received $246 million in contracts to support Stryker vehicles deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Of the Army’s 7 medium armored Stryker brigades, 3 are deployed in combat zones: 2 in Iraq and 1 in Afghanistan.
The 1st Stryker brigade in Afghanistan was deployed in June 2009. Since then, the 5th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, has been patrolling the Kandahar and Zabul provinces.
In the difficult terrain of Afghanistan and Iraq, Stryker vehicles require maintenance, repairs, and upgrades to keep them functioning effectively…
Contracts and Key Events
Jan 6/10: General Dynamics Land Systems received an $84 million contract for battle-damage assessment, repair services and materials for Stryker brigades deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Work will be performed in Sterling Heights, MI; Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, AL; and Doha, Qatar. The estimated completion date for the assessment and repair of the Strykers is Dec 31/10.
Jan 6/10: General Dynamics Land Systems received a $28 million contract for 474 hull protection kits and spare parts for the Stryker family of vehicles deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Work will be performed in Sterling Heights, MI; Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, AL; and Doha, Qatar. The hull protection kits and spare parts will be delivered by Feb 28/11.
Dec 18/09: General Dynamics Land Systems received a $134 million delivery order for work to support the Stryker family of combat vehicles. This delivery order funds design and engineering work and enhancements on up to 550 Stryker vehicles that support US Army operations in Afghanistan. Work will be performed in Anniston, AL; Sterling Heights, MI; Lima, OH; and London, Ontario, Canada, and is expected to be completed by June 30/10.