General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical has been awarded a $198.7m contract for the manufacture and delivery of 120mm mortar ammunition for the US Marine Corps expeditionary fire support system.

Work will be performed in France, and Florida, Arkansas and Kentucky in the US, and is expected to be completed by January 2016.

The firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract was awarded by the US Marine Corps System Contracting Command.