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U.S. Army Awards General Dynamics $12 Million for Abrams Tank System Technical Support


STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command on May 25 awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a $12 million contract modification for Abrams tank system technical support (STS).

STS funds engineering studies on Abrams tanks with the purpose of identifying improvements and conducting the change-out of obsolete parts, while keeping Abrams main battle tanks current to their base configurations. The STS program’s objective is to maintain Abrams tanks at high operational readiness rates.

Existing General Dynamics Land Systems employees will perform the work in Sterling Heights, Mich. It is expected to be complete by December 31, 2011.


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