General Dynamics receives tank-upgrade contract

  • 19-Feb-2009 05:31 EST
The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a multiyear contract valued at $81 million to upgrade 30 M1 Abram tanks to the M1A2 Systems Enhancement Package Version 2 configuration. The M1A2 SEP V2 includes improved displays, sights, auxiliary power, and a tank-infantry phone. It also can accommodate future technology improvements to ensure compatibility with the Army’s Future Combat Systems. Work will be performed in Lima, OH, and Sterling Heights, MI, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2012.
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