AÂ General DynamicsÂ (NYSE: GD) subsidiary and U.S. OrdnanceÂ have secured positions on a potential six-year, $221 million contract to provide flexible andÂ fixed variations of a machine gun system to the U.S. Army.
The Defense Department said Thursday that U.S. Ordnance and General Dynamics’ ordnance and tactical systems business will supply the military branch withÂ M2 and M2A1 machine guns under the shared contract.
The contractÂ was awarded through an online solicitation thatÂ received two bids and will run throughÂ March 30, 2023, DoD noted.
TheÂ Army Contracting Command will determine fundsÂ and performanceÂ locations upon the issuance of individual task orders.
McCaran, Nevada-based U.S. Ordnance build and sellsÂ military small arms, machine guns and replacement parts to U.S. and federally approvedÂ international customers.
The General Dynamics OTS business is headquartered in Williston, Vermont, and offers direct and indirect-fire munitions, artillery projectiles, mortar weapons, bomb bodies, propellants and non-lethal force protection products to the U.S. military and its allies.