Articles >>

GD Awarded $24 M for 155mm M795 Metal Parts Ammunition Production

Category: Contracts

St. Petersburg, Fla. -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $23.9 million option on a previously awarded multi-year contract for production of M795 projectile metal parts.

The contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Joint Munitions & Lethality Life Cycle Management Command (JM&L LCMC) of Picatinny Arsenal, N.J. The multi-year contract has a total potential value of $166.7 million if all options are exercised. The work on this contract will be performed at the company's Scranton Operations in Pennsylvania.

The 155mm M795 is a High Explosive/High Fragmentation artillery projectile that is fired from M777 and M198 towed howitzers and the M109A6 Paladin self-propelled howitzer. To date, General Dynamics has produced over one million 155mm M795 projectiles in support of the U.S. Marine Corps' Indirect Fire Mission.

"We are proud to continue to support the U.S. Marine Corps with superior artillery firepower for its combat mission," said Dr. Dean Bartles, vice president and general manager of large caliber ammunition for General Dynamics. "General Dynamics has a long legacy in supplying artillery ammunition and we look forward to continuing to support this Marines Corps capability."

General Dynamics

Printable Version Send by email rss favorite Facebook Vkontakte Twitter Google+

Problems of Russian Vacuum APFSDS-T projectile

U.S. Army awards General Dynamics contract for Mobile Protected Firepower

BAE Systems awarded development contract for Mobile Protected Firepower

General Dynamics Receives Delivery Order to Upgrade 100 Abrams Main Battle Tanks

General Dynamics Land Systems - GDLS

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems

General Dynamics European Land Systems-Mowag GmbH

General Dynamics Santa Barbara Sistemas

General Dynamics Armament Systems

General Dynamics Defence Systems

General Dynamics European Land Systems-Steyr GmbH

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products (GDATP)

General Dynamics C4 Systems

General Dynamics Amphibious Operations - GDAMS

Military Institute for Weapon and Ammunition Technology

AMIG - Ammunition Industries Group

Chartered Ammunition Industries Pte Ltd (CAI)

BAE SYSTEMS RO Defence Small Arms Ammunition Division


General Dynamics Corp., Advanced Information Systems


Frontier Arms & Ammunition Factory

General Dynamics Robotic Systems - GDRS

Jane's Ammunition Handbook

General Dynamics Land Systems - GDLS - Canada

General Dynamics European Land Systems - GDELS

General Dynamics


At present you cannot leave messages. To be able to do this, you should enter by using your name. If you are not registetred, do it now. The registration procedure will take just one minute.