General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada Awarded $24 Million LAV-A2 Contract by U.S. Marine Corps

 General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada Awarded $24 Million LAV-A2 Contract by
                              U.S. Marine Corps

PR Newswire

LONDON, Ontario, Jan. 15, 2013

LONDON, Ontario, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --General Dynamics Land
Systems-Canada has been awarded a USD$24 million contract to produce 13 Light
Armored Vehicles (LAV-A2) for the U.S. Marine Corps. General Dynamics Land
Systems, the Canadian company's parent corporation, is a business unit of
General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

The LAV-A2 is a mobile, survivable and lethal system for conducting a variety
of functions, including security, reconnaissance, offensive and defensive
operations as part of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force. The eight-wheeled
vehicle operates on land and water. It is equipped with enhanced armor
protection and an automatic fire-suppression system for crew protection, as
well as a robust suspension for mobility.

Vehicle production will be performed at the General Dynamics Land
Systems-Canada operations in London, Ontario, with the existing workforce.
The first delivery is scheduled for June 2014 and the last delivery will be
made in October 2014.

The Marine Corps has ordered 253 LAV-A2 vehicles since 2007. Over 800 units
of an earlier version of the Light Armored Vehicle entered service with the
Marine Corps in the 1980s and continue operational deployment today.

"General Dynamics Land Systems is proud of its heritage with the Marine Corps
and is committed to serving the Corps with cost-effective mission-critical
products and services," said Michael Bolon, senior vice president, Marine and
Navy sector at General Dynamics Land Systems.

The contract was awarded through the Canadian Commercial Corporation, a Crown
Agency of the Canadian Government.

For information about General Dynamics Land Systems, please visit

SOURCE General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada

Contact: Ken Yamashita, General Dynamics Land Systems, +1-519-964 5813; or
Investors, Amy Gilliland, General Dynamics, +1-703-876-3748
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