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General Dynamics is awarded a $4.6 billion contract for upgraded M1A2 Abrams tanks

General Dynamics is awarded a $4.6 billion contract for upgraded M1A2 Abrams tanks
The Army wants to field more upgraded M1 Abrams tanks and will spend $4.6 billion to get the most modernized version of them to troops over the next eight years.

General Dynamics is awarded a $4.General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $4.The service announced that General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded the contract for the improved tank, which entered service in its first variant four decades ago.The Abrams M1A2 SEPV3, described as the most reliable of the Abrams family, is a version of the current SEPV2 production model with significant improvements in the areas of survivability, maintainability, and network capability, General Dynamics said.

An underbelly IED kit includes floor stiffeners and stronger internal support structures to prevent injury to the crewmembers’ limbs, General Dynamics said.6 billion contract to contractor General Dynamics Land Systems for a modernized version of the tank to be produced through 2028.

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