USMCSC orders General Dynamics vehicles

US Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) has awarded combat systems provider General Dynamics Land Systems Canada a $33.2m (£21.3m) delivery order.

The order includes the production of 21 RG-31 Mk5EM and six RG-31 Mk5E vehicles for MCSC’s Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle programme.

Production will occur at BAE Systems Land Systems OMC of Benoni, South Africa, with delivery due for completion in April 2011.