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General Dynamics Land Systems Secures Army Abrams Tech Support Contract Modification

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 2, 2018 — General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) land systems business has received a one-year, $61.2 million contract modification to provide technical support for the U.S. Army’s Abrams battle tank systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday work under the contract modification, which is funded via …

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General Dynamics Rolls Out 1st Abrams Tank System Enhancement Package v3 to Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 11, 2017 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has delivered the first of six initial production units of the latest M1A2 Abrams main battle tank with updated electronics, weapons and protection systems to the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The service branch said Monday the M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3 …

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General Dynamics to Deliver 1st Abrams Tank Update Prototypes to Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 26, 2017 — General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business is anticipated to deliver the first prototypes of the updated M1 and M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks to the U.S. Army by the end of September, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Task and Purpose reported Friday the service branch aims to …

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Orbital ATK Lands Potential $119M Army Tank Round Development, Production Contract

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has secured a potential $119 million contract to help the U.S. Army develop 120-millimeter ammunition for the Abrams Main Battle Tank. The company said Wednesday it will support the development and qualification of the service branch’s Advanced Multi-Purpose round over a 30-month period under the contract’s base term valued at $45 million. …

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September 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Post-Fed Rate Decision Gains, KBR Joins GCI After Govt Services Acquisitions

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rose for a second straight session Thursday to extend gains on the Federal Reserve‘s Wednesday decision to leave interest rates unchanged on a mix of contributions from large defense platform makers and services-oriented contractors. Thursday also represented the GovCon Index’s first day of activity with KBR (NYSE: KBR) …

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State Dept Approves Saudi Arabia’s $1.15B Request for US Abrams Tanks, Ground Vehicle Recovery Systems

The State Department has approved Saudi Arabia’s request to purchase $1.15 billion in General Dynamics-built (NYSE: GD) Abrams battle tanks along with a suite of ground vehicle recovery systems from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement between both countries. Twenty of the total 153 M1A2S Abrams tanks covered under …

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Orbital ATK to Enter Full Rate Production on Abrams Tank Ammo

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) announcing that full rate production will begin on the fifth-generation M829E4 120mm advanced kinetic energy cartridge for use on the U.S. Army’s Abrams main battle tank. Work to develop and quantify the kinetic energy cartridge falls …

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State Dept OKs $3B Abrams Tank, Humvee Sale to Iraq

The State Department has approved two foreign military sales agreements worth around $3 billion combined with Iraq for General Dynamics-built (NYSE: GD) Abrams tanks,  up-armored Humvees and related equipment and accessories. A Defense Security Cooperation Agency notice released Friday says Iraq asked to buy $2.4 billion in M1A1 Abrams tanks from the …

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General Dynamics to Build Abrams Tank System Spares; Graz Graziano Comments

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business unit has won a three-year contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to build spare parts for two types of Abrams battle tanks. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is worth up to $9.5 million and work started immediately upon the award, General Dynamics said Thursday. Under …

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