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General Dynamics to support USMC LAV fleet reset

21st February 2019 - 09:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada has received a $37.2 million contract to deliver 60 hardware kits for the US Marine Corps' Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) Reset Program, General Dynamics announced on 18 February 2019.

The new hardware kit will address obsolescence and readiness issues of the fleet and consists of a modernised powerpack, driveline system, driver's instrument panel and a new turret slip ring.

The fully integrated kits will be procured by the company and delivered to the Marine Corps for installation at Marine Corps Production Plants.

The contract was signed through the Canadian Commercial Corporation, a Crown corporation of the government of Canada, under the Defense Production Sharing Agreement between Canada and the US.  

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