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GD Receives Final $41.6M Delivery Order for Australian M1A1 Tanks

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M1A1, making tracks(click to view full) General Dynamics Land Systems in Warren, MI recently received the final $41.6 million delivery order of a $70 million foreign military sales contract to provide 59 refurbished M1A1 Abrams Integrated Management (AIM) tanks to the Commonwealth of Australia. The M1A1 AIM tanks will replace the Australian Land Forces’ 90 aging Leopard 1A3 main battle tanks, and are scheduled for delivery to Australian Land Forces in two shipments: June 2006 and December 2006. The tanks are expected to be in service beyond 2020. DID has covered the M1 Abrams AIM rebuild program before. M1A1 up the creek…(click to view full) General Dynamics will also offer the Commonwealth of Australia the same comprehensive material and logistics support available to the M1 Abrams fleet worldwide. General Dynamics Land Systems-Australia will take the lead in working with the Australian government in this area. Work on this contract will be performed in Lima, OH (77%), Scranton, PA (20%), and Muskegon, MI (3%), and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2006. This was a sole source contract initiated on June 3, 2004 by The Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command in Warren, MI (DAAE07-01-G-N001). See all DID coverage under […]

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