General Dynamics to Supply 27 RG-31 MRAP Vehicles to the U.S. Defense Department
LONDON, Ontario -- U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada a $33.2 million delivery order to produce 21 RG-31 Mk5EM and 6 RG-31 Mk5E vehicles for its Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle program.
General Dynamics Land Systems, the Canadian company's parent corporation, is a business unit of General Dynamics.
Vehicle production will occur at BAE Systems Land Systems OMC of Benoni, South Africa. Deliveries will be completed by April, 2011. In total, General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada will have delivered 1,679 RG-31 vehicles under the MRAP program upon completion of this order.
The contract was signed through the Canadian Commercial Corporation, a Crown Agency of the Canadian Government.