General Dynamics to Provide Mortar Propelling Charges to Army

The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Marion, Ill., a $7, 066, 000 firm-fixed-price contract.

General Dynamics will provide 1, 260, 000 81mm, M220 mortar propelling charges as part of a modification to a previously awarded contract.

Work will be performed in Marion, Ill., with an estimated completion date of July 31, 2012.

The bid was solicited through the internet, with five bids received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., is the contracting activity.

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