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General Dynamics gets task orders worth $100M

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) -- A division of General Dynamics received three orders worth a total of $100 million to provide initial outfitting and transition services to four military facilities.

General Dynamics Information Technology unit will be responsible for buying and installing medical and information technology equipment and furniture in new military hospitals in Fort Riley, Kan., and Fort Benning, Ga. The Fort Riley hospital is set to open in May 2014, while the Fort Benning hospital is expected to open in November 2014.

General Dynamics will also provide those services at new clinics at Camp Carroll and Camp Humphreys in South Korea. Both clinics are targeted to open by early 2015.

Defense contractor General Dynamics Corp. said that it previously provided similar services to the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., and the new Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in Fort Belvoir, Va.

Shares of General Dynamics were unchanged at $65.06 in midday trading on Tuesday.