$49.8M to Support M1 Abrams and M2/M3 Bradleys
General Dynamics Land Systems Inc. in Sterling Heights, MI received a $22.7 million modification to a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for systems technical support for the Abrams Tank program. Work will be performed in Sterling Heights, MI and is expected to be complete by July 31, 2006. This was a sole source contract initiated on Nov. 23, 2001 by the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command in Warren, MI (DAAE07-01-C-N075).
Meanwhile, DRS Test & Energy Management in Huntsville, AL has received the full delivery order amount of $27.1 million as part of a $27.1 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for systems technical support effort for the M2/M3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle and M1 Abrams Tank. These kinds of contracts are common in the wake of the vehicle wear et. al. experienced during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Work will be performed in Huntsville, AL and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2007. This was a sole source contract initiated on May 6, 2005 by the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command in Rock Island, IL issued the contract (DAAE20-03-G-0001).