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  • General Dynamics Unit to Modernize 100 More Army Main Battle Tanks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Unit to Modernize 100 More Army Main Battle Tanks

    General Dynamics' land systems business has received a delivery order from the U.S. Army to convert an additional 100 M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks to the M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3 configuration. The company said Wednesday the latest configuration works to update the vehicle’s armor, communications and fuel systems. The order falls under a potential three-year, $2.63 billion […] More

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    Austal USA Concludes Builder’s Trials of 10th Navy Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel

    Austal USA has finished builder’s trials of a 10th Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport vessel the company has constructed for the U.S. Navy. The week-long test occurred at a shipyard in Mobile, Ala., and demonstrated the future USNS Burlington‘s (EPF 10) fire protection equipment, communication and navigational systems, ship propulsion, ride control, anchor handling and steerable […] More

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    General Dynamics Lands $61M Award for Army Abrams Tech Support

    A General Dynamics business unit will provide technical support for U.S. Army main battle tanks under a one-year, $61.2 million contract modification. General Dynamics Land Systems will support Abrams systems under the modification through March 31, 2019, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Army will use fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation; working capital; and aviation procurement funds for […] More

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    Army Seeks New Landing Craft Provider

    The U.S. Army has started work to find a company to build a 100-foot-long landing craft for the Abrams main battle tank as the military branch seeks to retire a predecessor 74-foot landing ship, Defense News reported Wednesday. Christopher Cavas writes the Army has released a request for proposals for a new light maneuver support vessel […] More

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    Raytheon to Build Display & Targeting System for Marine Corps Abrams Tanks

    Raytheon has been awarded a $12.6 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to provide an integrated display and targeting system for the U.S. Marine Corps‘ fleet of Abrams main battle tanks. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification covers Abrams IDATS production year one units as well as subcontract line items, low-rate initial production units and first article testing […] More

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    Orbital ATK Unveils $105M in US, Int’l Ammo Orders

    Orbital ATK has received orders from domestic and international customers for $105 million in medium- and large-caliber ammunition as part of an award through the U.S. Army‘s project manager for maneuver ammunition systems. The company said Monday the contracts include 20-millimeter, 25-millimeter and 30-milimeter tactical and target practice ammunition such as the PGU-27 and PGU-28 incendiary, MK244 and M940 cartridges, M792 incendiary with tracer and […] More

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