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Marion defense contractor receives $30 million Army contract

MARION, IL (KFVS) -

A Marion, Illinois defense contractor has received a contract from the U.S. Army from more than $30.5 million.

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Inc. was awarded $30,584,400 for the procurement of LW30mm M789 cartridges.

"This is important work that supports our armed forces and the economy in southern Illinois," said Costello. "I will continue to support these efforts."

The cartridges are primarily used in Apache attack helicopters.

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