General Dynamics Receives $89.7M for More Mk80s
General Dynamics OTS of Garland, TX received an $89.7M modification to a firm fixed price contract for Various Quantities of MK80 Series Bomb Bodies. They range from 500 – 2,000 pounds, and are designed to have fuze and tail assemblies attached at the front and at the rear. Depending on the attachments fitted, the results can be simple unguided bombs, or various types of guided “smart bombs”. Work will be performed in Garland, Texas, and is expected to be complete by July 31/06.
General Dynamics OTS is the world’s only manufacturer of MK80 Series Bomb Bodies that conforms to the U.S. Dept. of Defense’s approved technical data packages. In this capacity, General Dynamics OTS is the U.S. Government’s restricted source of supply for all MK80 Series General Purpose Bomb Bodies, both tactical and inert training rounds. The U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command, Rock Island, IL issued the contract (DAAA09-03-C-0041).