U.S. Army contracts for vehicle upgrade

Dec. 2, 2011 at 6:40 AM

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- General Dynamics Land Systems has been given a contract by the U.S. Army to upgrade vehicles, the company announced.

The award, from the Army Contracting Command in Warren, Mich., is worth $9.9 million. Work will be completed by 2013 and managed by the company's newly established Combat Support and Sustainment business.

The number and type of vehicles to be upgraded weren't disclosed.

"This award to provide combat support and sustainment reflects the confidence our customers have in the General Dynamics Land Systems team," said H. A. "Graz" Graziano, vice president of Combat Support and Sustainment for General Dynamics Land Systems.

"The award has special significance in that it underscores the Army's confidence in our ability to continue to provide worldwide, world-class support to the vital mission of U.S. warfighters."

General Dynamics' Combat Support and Sustainment's field service personnel repair and retrofit vehicles where the vehicles are deployed.

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