General Dynamics Awarded $23 Million Contract for 155mm M795 Metal Parts Ammunition Production

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The U.S. Army Joint Munitions & Lethality Life Cycle Management Command (JM&L LCMC) at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., has awarded General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems a $23.8 million contract for the first year of a multiple year contract with a total potential value of $151.8 million for the production of M795 projectile metal parts. Work on this contract will be performed at the company’s Scranton Operations in Pennsylvania.

The M795 is a 155mm High Explosive/High Fragmentation artillery projectile that is employed in an active combat role. These rounds are fired from the Paladin, M-198 and the M-777 howitzers and are used by the U.S. Marine Corps.

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