GDLS receives M1A2 SEPv4 developmental contract

By Courtney McBride / September 5, 2017 at 12:35 PM
The Army on Aug. 25 awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $310.6 million contract modification for upgrades to the Abrams main battle tank, according to a Defense Department announcement. The service is preparing to field the latest upgrade to the Abrams, M1A2 System Enhancement Package version 3. The latest funding supports development of the next iteration of the follow-on upgrade, known as Engineering Change Proposal 1B or M1A2 SEPv4. Service spokeswoman Ashley Givens characterized the effort as "a lethality upgrade...

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