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US Army goes on Christmas spending spree

22nd December 2017 - 12:53 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London


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Christmas has come early for the US Army as the service announced several contracts for key programmes on 21 December, totalling billions of dollars.

The pre-Christmas spending spree included contracts for hundreds of new generation M1A2 Abrams tanks, more Patriot missiles and modernised ‘Paladin’ self-propelled artillery systems.

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