General Dynamics to Supply 103 Stryker Vehicles
GM General Dynamics Land Systems Defense Group LLC in Sterling Heights, MI received a $176.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for 103 Stryker vehicles.
Stryker is a family of 8×8 wheeled armored combat vehicles that can travel at speeds of 60 mph on highways, with a range of 312 miles. Stryker operates with an integrated armor package that provides protection against improvised explosive devices, rocket propelled grenades, and a number of infantry weapons…
The Stryker is the backbone of the US Army’s 7 medium armored brigades, with an 8th on the way. Of the 7 brigades, 3 are deployed in combat zones: 2 in Iraq and 1 in Afghanistan.
The Stryker family of vehicles has 10 variants: infantry carrier vehicle, command vehicle, mobile gun system, fire support vehicle, medical evacuation, mortar carrier, engineer squad vehicle, anti-tank guided missile carrier, NBC reconnaissance, and reconnaissance vehicle.
Work on this contract will be performed in Sterling Heights, MI (60%), and London, Ontario, Canada, (40%) with an estimated completion date of June 30/12. The Tank Automotive & Armament Command in Warren, MI manages the contract (W56HZV-07-D-M112).