General Dynamics Gets $1.2B Army Pact for Anti-Drone Defense Systems

Cristopher Centers

General Dynamics Land Systems  (GD) – Get Report said Friday that it received a $1.2 billion U.S. Army contract to provide systems that defend forces against drones and other aircraft. The army’s initial order on the contract calls for producing 28 Stryker IM-Shorad — interim maneuver short-range air defense — vehicles for the […]

General Dynamics Land Systems  (GD) – Get Report said Friday that it received a $1.2 billion U.S. Army contract to provide systems that defend forces against drones and other aircraft.

The army’s initial order on the contract calls for producing 28 Stryker IM-Shorad — interim maneuver short-range air defense — vehicles for the army for $230 million, according to a company statement.

Land Systems is a Sterling Heights, Mich., subsidiary of General Dynamics, the Reston, Va., aerospace and defense contractor. The unit specializes in producing land combat vehicles worldwide.

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