The US Army’s Bradley Remanufacture Program

M3A2 Bradley, Ad-Dwr Iraq

M3A2 CFV: Ad-Dwr, Iraq
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February 6/24: The US Army has tapped General Dynamics as the potential contractor for an eight-year Bradley infantry fighting vehicle upgrade. An indefinite delivery pre-solicitation contract has been notified to upgrade the vehicle with the Elbit Systems Iron Fist Active Protection System (APS). A total of nine US Army Bradley brigades, or 1,242 vehicles, could be outfitted with the second-gen APS, starting with those operating in Europe, Janes revealed, citing sources.



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