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General Dynamics Wins Army Tank Conversion, Materials Contract

General Dynamics Wins Army Tank Conversion, Materials Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Dynamics Wins Army Tank Conversion, Materials Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting eventGeneral Dynamics won $19,091,086 in two Army contract modifications to convert and provide long lead materials for tanks, the Defense Department announced Friday.

The Army awarded the company’s land systems unit a $11,122,367 cost contract to provide long lead materials for M1A2S tank production and a $7,968,719 firm-fixed price contract to convert the tanks.

The Pentagon expects long lead procurement to finish by Nov. 30, 2012 and tank conversion to finish by May 30, 2012.

Work for both contracts will occur in Lima, Ohio. and the U.S. Army Contracting Command in Warren, Mich. is the contracting activity for both contracts.

The defense contractor is currently converting M1A2S tanks for Saudi Arabia under both an estimated $12 million contract and an estimated $30 million contract.

The Saudis will receive more than 100 converted tanks total through both contracts.

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