GenDyn wins contract for foreign sales of rockets, warheads

June 22 (UPI) — General Dynamics OTS has been awarded a foreign sales contract to produce missiles and warheads, the Department of Defense announced.

The $149 million modification to a previous contract covers procurement of various quantities of M151, M274, M257, M278, M156, M264, M278, and WTU-1/B rockets, warheads, vehicle motors and associated components. Buyers include the governments of Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Kenya, Jordan, Nigeria and Qatar, a Defense Department statement said on Thursday.

Fiscal 2016, 2017 and 2018 other procurement funds of $149 million were obligated at the time of the award. The work, to be completed by Feb. 28, 2021, will be conducted at General Dynamics’ facilities in Williston, Vt., and Hampton, Ariz.

The U.S. Army Contracting Command, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting party.