General Dynamics awarded contracts totaling $170 million for Hydra-70 rocket program

October 18, 2016: General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, was recently awarded two contract modifications by the US Army Contracting Command in Redstone Arsenal, Ala., for production of the 2.75"/70mm Hydra-70 air-to-ground rocket system for US military services and Foreign Military Sales customers. The option exercised is part of a supplies contract originally awarded to General Dynamics in 2014.

General Dynamics has been in continuous production of the Hydra-70 rockets since 1996.