April 1, 2014 defense-aerospace.com
(Source: General Dynamics Land Systems; issued April 1, 2014)
General Dynamics Awarded $75 Million for Cougar Survivability Upgrade Program
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. --- The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Va., has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems – Force Protection a contract valued at $74.7 million for egress upgrade kits in support of the Mine Resistant, Ambush Protected (MRAP) program.
The company will develop, design and produce 916 egress kits for the Cougar vehicles. The kits will include upgrades to the Cougar's front doors, rear doors, rear steps and exhaust system. General Dynamics will complete delivery of the kits by September 2015.
General Dynamics Land Systems – Force Protection is part of General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics .