$321.5 Mn for Honeywell to Improve M1 Abrams’ AGT-1500 Engines

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AGT-1500 Turbine Engine(click to view full) Honeywell International Inc. in Phoenix, AZ received a $321.5 million modification to a firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Revitalization of the Automotive Gas Turbine 1500 Engines Fleet under the Total InteGrated Engine Revitalization (TIGER) Program. The AGT-1500 TIGER program could be worth up to $1.4 billion. The AGT-1500 powers the USA’s M1 Abrams tanks, and will continue to do so until the new LV-100-5 engines can be finalized and installed. Work will be performed in Phoenix, AZ (66%), Greer, SC (19%), Anniston, AL (13%), and Rocky Mount, NC (2%), and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2009. This was a sole source contract initiated on Nov. 4, 2005 by the Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command in Warren, MI (W56HZV-06-C-0173).

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