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Tanks & Mechanized

$19.2M for M1A1 Tank Wheels

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Alcoa Wheel and Forged Products in Cleveland, OH received a delivery order amount of $9.6 million as part of a $19.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for blank road wheels for the M1A1 Tank. This contract comes at a time when there is an AIM rebuild program underway that returns used M1A1 tanks to "zero-mileage" condition. Work will be performed in Cleveland, OH and is expected to be complete by May 19, 2006. There were three bids solicited on Dec. 30, 2003, and two bids were received. The Directorate for Contracting in Texarkana, TX issued the contract (W911RQ-05-D-0006).

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