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General Dynamics Awarded $20 Million for Abrams Tank-Related Work


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General Dynamics
: 07 June, 2008  (Company News)
The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, a contract worth $19.8 million for the purchase of long-lead materials to support the reset of 129 M1A2 Abrams Systems Enhancement Package Version Two (SEP V2) configuration of the main battle tank.
The reset process restores used equipment to combat-level capability. The most technologically advanced digital tank, 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 U.S. Army's Future Combat Systems.

The long lead work will be performed by existing General Dynamic's employees in Scranton, Penn., and Tallahassee, Fla.
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