Recent Army Contracts Will Finance Abrams Tank Production

By Sebastian Sprenger / February 24, 2015 at 3:50 PM
Army contracts awarded so far this year to General Dynamics Land Systems will ensure continued production of upgraded battle tanks during years in which the service said none are needed. The Army announced a $73 million deal with the manufacturer on Jan. 31, which would buy 12 tanks of the M1A2 Systems Enhanced Package version 2 variant. In that case, $16 million in funds appropriated for fiscal year 2013 were initially obligated. Work at a production plant in Lima, OH,...

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