General Dynamics to Add Army Main Battle Tank System Features Under $83M Contract Modification

General Dynamics' land systems business has received an $83.2M contract modification to incorporate additional technological features into the U.S. Army's main battle tanks.

The company will add features to version 4 of the Abrams System Enhancement Package, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

Army Contracting Command obligated $21M in fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funds at the time of award.


Work will take place in Sterling Heights, Mich., through  Oct. 1, 2023.

The service awarded General Dynamics a separate $714M delivery order in January to modernize 174 Abrams into the SEPv3 configuration.

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