General Dynamics Awarded $68 Million for Abrams Tank System Technical Support


STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), has been awarded $68 million for Abrams Tank Systems Technical Support (STS) by the U.S. 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.

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Source: General Dynamics Land Systems

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