General Dynamics awarded $37 million for Abrams Tank System Technical Support
General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded $37 million for Abrams Tank Systems Technical Support (STS) by the US Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command of Warren, Mich.
The award will fund engineering studies on Abrams main battle tanks to identify improvements and replace obsolete parts to maintain the tanks at high operational readiness rates. The work will be performed by existing General Dynamics Land Systems personnel in Sterling Heights, Mich. It is expected to be completed by Dec. 19, 2011.
General Dynamics Land Systems plays an integral role in the US Army's core vehicle programs, including the Abrams tank (M1A2 SEP upgrade and AIM), Stryker infantry combat vehicle and Fox NBC reconnaissance vehicle, and in its modernization plan.
Source: General Dynamics
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