Two Companies Awarded Infantry Fighting Vehicle Contracts

August 19, 2011
By George Seffers

The U.S. Army is awarding two nearly $450 million to BAE Systems Land and Armaments L.P., Troy, Michigan,and nearly $440 million to General Dynamics Land Systems Incorporated, Sterling Heights, Michigan, for the Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) program technology development phase. These contractors have been selected to develop competitive, affordable and executable designs for a new Army Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) over the next 24 months. The contract awards follow the Defense Department's formal approval of the GCV program to enter the technology development phase.

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