General Dynamics Secures $167M MK84 Bomb Components Contract

general dynamics logoThe U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) a potential $167.4 million to supply MK84-4 tritonal-filled general purpose bomb components to the U.S. Air Force.

The Defense Department said Thursday General Dynamics’ ordnance and tactical systems business unit will perform work in Garland, Texas through March 31, 2019.

The Army Contracting Command obligated $83.7 million at the time of the award from fiscal 2016 “other” procurement funds, DoD noted.

General Dynamics’ steel-forged MK80 series of bomb bodies offer a range of 500-pound, 1000-pound and 2000-pound configurations to support the Air Force and the U.S. Navy‘s tactical and training operations.

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