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July 29, 2015
More Hydra-70 rockets on way for U.S. military, allies
St.Petersburg, Fla. (UPI) Jul 21, 2015
Additional Hydra-70 air-to-ground rockets are to be produced by General Dynamics for the U.S. military and Foreign Military Sales customers. Production of the rockets by General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems comes under two modifications by the U.S. Army Contracting Command in Redstone Arsenal, Ala., to a 2014 contract. "General Dynamics has been in continuous production of Hydra-70 rockets since 1996," said Dan Paul, vice president and general manager for precision systems, Gen ... read more

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