Army, Industry Concerned About Abrams Industrial Base Production Gap

By Tony Bertuca / February 28, 2011 at 10:46 PM
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL -- The Abrams tank line's first-ever break in production, set to occur in 2013, worries General Dynamics Land Systems officials who say the stoppage could result in significant losses to the defense industrial base. Army acquisition and program officials agree that the break in production is a concern and are crafting a way ahead, they said last week. Mike Cannon, a ground systems executive with GDLS, said in a Feb. 24 interview that the company will cease...

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