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Northrop Delivering Tank Sensor Assembly Units to General Dynamics

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has begun delivering LRS-2000 rate sensor assembly units to General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) land systems’ business under a $23 million contract.

The units are for the stabilized commander’s weapon station on the U.S. Army’s M1A1 Abrams tank. Northrop will deliver more than 2, 400 units between now and September 2013.

“The safety of soldiers is a top priority for Northrop Grumman, ” said Gorik Hossepian, vice president of navigation and positioning systems for Northrop Grumman’s navigation systems division. “Rolling out the LRS-2000 rate sensor assembly will ultimately help to save military men and women’s lives while increasing their effectiveness on the battlefield.”

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