General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems News Releases

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New Artillery Projectile Metal Parts Facility in Mesquite, TX

The modern, scalable production facility features high levels of automation and innovative manufacturing processes with the use of Universal Artillery Projectile Lines (UAPL). These projectile lines will produce 155mm artillery metal parts and offer the flexibility to manufacture a variety of projectile metal parts ranging in calibers from 60mm to 155mm.


Awarded $55 Million Bradley Active Protection System Contract

In partnership with Elbit Systems, the Iron Fist solution provides 360-degree protection coverage for close range encounters in both open terrain and urban environments. Utilizing dual sensing – a search-and-track radar and infrared sensor – the system offers a unique operational capability with robust and reliable threat detection, accurate trajectory prediction, as well as short reaction time to initiate target-defeat engagement.

AUSA Global Force 2024

Reston, Va.  Three business units of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) will be among the exhibitors at the Association of the U.S. Army’s Global Force Symposium & Exposition, scheduled for March 26-28, 2024, at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Ala.


Awarded $218 Million to Expand Artillery Production

This contract will fund the installation of a LAP facility using modernized processes and the latest generation air-cooling techniques. The air-cooling technology has been demonstrated to improve the quality and efficiency of the 155mm artillery LAP process, while leveraging more environmentally responsible methods to reduce hazardous waste.


$134M For Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Launch Pod Containers

Additional contracts awarded by LMMFC earlier this year establishedand validated the new state-of-the-art automated production line that will manufacture LPCs to be used on the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) and the M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Family of Launchers.

$217m Task Order to Increase 155mm Artillery

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