GD to support Abrams tanks

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., May 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has contracted General Dynamics to provide engineering studies and other technical support services for Abrams tanks.

U.S. company General Dynamics said its Land Systems unit received the contract award from the Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, Life Cycle Management Command.


As part of the $37 million deal, General Dynamics will provide TACOM with Abrams tank system technical support at its Sterling Heights, Mich., facilities.

According to a news release, the award includes funding for "engineering studies on Abrams main battle tanks to identify improvements and replace obsolete parts to maintain the tanks at high operational-readiness rates."

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