U.S. Congressman Jerry Costello (D-IL) announced today that General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Inc., located in Marion, has been awarded an $8,320,000 contract by the U.S. Army. The contract is for the procurement of 30mm PGU-15A/B cartridges. The work will be performed in Marion.
"This is important work that supports our armed forces and the economy in Southern Illinois," said Costello. "I will continue to support these efforts."