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General Dynamics wins LAV contract

21st December 2011 - 10:18 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada has been awarded a contract modification by the US Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command for the Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of Light Armoured Vehicles (LAVs). The original contract, announced in January 2011, is now worth USD $264 for a total of 155 LAVs.

According to the company, the vehicles provided under this contract will be the LAV II version, a 300 horsepower 8x8 vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of up to 32,000 lbs (14,500 kg).  The vehicles will be produced in six different variants.

The contract was signed through the Canadian Commercial Corporation, a Crown Agency of the Canadian Government.

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