The US Army has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems $69 million to service, repair and modify 265 Stryker infantry combat vehicles that are returning from Operation Iraqi Freedom.
The vehicles will be restored to a pre-combat, ‘like-new’ condition in advance of reissuing them for their next deployment.
The 265 vehicles have been in service in
The work is slated to begin in mid-November and will be carried out by General Dynamics’ staff in
During their service in
The Stryker family of eight-wheel-drive combat vehicles – the Army’s highest-priority production combat vehicle program – can travel at speeds up to 62 mph on highways, with a range of 312 miles. The armoured vehicles enable Stryker Brigade Combat Teams to manoeuvre easily in close and urban terrain, while providing protection in open terrain.