Sunday, June 16, 2024

General Dynamics contracted for M1 Abrams tanks support

According to a statement released by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), General Dynamics Land Systems has received a $25,6 million contract for various electronic components for the M1 Abrams tank. 

In a statement made Thursday, said that General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $25,6 million delivery order (SPRDL1-19-F-0038) against a five-year contract for various electronic components for the M1 Abrams tank.

Also was reported that locations of performance are Michigan and Florida, with a Sept. 27, 2022, performance completion date.


The Abrams tank entered into service in the United States in 1980, and continues to be a top tank choice for the U.S. Army, National Guard and Marine Corps, as well as several U.S. allies, because it provides a proven, unrivaled and decisive edge in combat.

Mobility, lethality, adaptability and maintainability are all important elements, and survivability continues to be the number one discriminator in the Abrams family of tanks.

According to General Dynamics Land Systems, Abrams is a platform that adapts new technologies while minimizing development time and cost.

Land Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). General Dynamics Land Systems provides innovative design, engineering, technology, production and full life-cycle support for land combat vehicles around the globe. The company’s extensive experience, customer-first focus and seasoned supply chain network provide unmatched capabilities to the U.S. military and its allies.

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