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GD to support M1A1 tanks in Egypt

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., July 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has contracted General Dynamics to provide technical support services on M1A1 Abrams tanks in Egypt.

U.S. company General Dynamics was awarded the contract from the Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Lifecycle Management Command.

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Under the $45 million contract, General Dynamics will provide manufacturing technical support for M1A1 Abrams tanks at a tank plant near Cairo as part of an Egyptian co-production program. The Abrams tanks were produced for the Egyptian Land Forces.

According to a news release the contract also includes supplying "component equipment such as tools, gauges, fixtures and machines."

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