General Dynamics Awarded $133 Million for Abrams Tank Production
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Jan. 8, 2013
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --General Dynamics Land
Systems has been awarded $132.7 million for the procurement and production of
69 Saudi M1A2 (M1A2S) Abrams tanks for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This work
is part of a plan by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to upgrade its fleet of
The Foreign Military Sales contract was awarded by the U.S. Army TACOM Life
Cycle Management Command for the Royal Saudi Land Forces.
This contract extends work started in 2008 to update M1A1 and M1A2 tanks to
the M1A2S configuration for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The M1A2S conversion
increases the efficiency and capability of the tank.
The work will be performed by current employees at the Joint Systems
Manufacturing Center in Lima, Ohio, with an estimated completion date of July
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SOURCE General Dynamics Land Systems
Contact: Media, Robin Porter, General Dynamics Land Systems, +1-586-825-7141;
or Investors, Amy Gilliland, General Dynamics, +1-703-876-3748
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