US Army Orders RG-31 Based Category II MRAP
General Dynamics Land Systems Canada received a third production order worth $338 million for 600 RG-31 Category II Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles for the US Marine Corps. This is a new and extended variant of the RG-31 Mk5, already operated by the US Special Operations Command and Army. The vehicles are scheduled for delivery by March 2008. These vehicles will be produced by GDLS Canada in will be manufactured by Demmer Corporation of Lansing, Michigan and By BAE Systems OMC of Benoni, South Africa.