General Dynamics has won a $92 million contract for six system-enhanced program of Abrams M1A2 tanks.
The contact is estimated to complete by July 2017.
The M1A2 SEP builds on digitized M1A2 platform with improved armor package of third generation steel-encased depleted uranium armor, new command and control system, second generation FLIR thermal sights that include Commander’s Independent Thermal Viewer (CITV) for ‘hunter-killer’ operation Under Armor Auxiliary Power Unit (UAAPU) that lets crews run key electronics without running the engine, and a Thermal Management System (TMS – i.e. air conditioning for crew & electronics).
General Dynamics Information Technology will provide system management, maintenance, lifecycle and logistics support of the communications systems and subsystems used in North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) Air Defense missions. The single-award, task order contract has a potential value of approximately $80 million for five years, if all options are exercised
General Dynamics Electric Boat has won a $102.8 million contract from the US Navy to provide research and development and lead-yard services for Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works held a keel-laying ceremony for its 36th Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer known as Thomas Hudner (DDG 116). The keel unit is the 3,000-ton, heavily outfitted mid-section of the ship which contains its main machinery spaces, and is the "heart" of the ship
The US Army awards $82 million worth contract to General Dynamics for conversion of M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks to the M1A2S configuration. “General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded an $82,431,000 firm-fixed-price contract for conversion of M1A2 tanks to the M1A2S configuration
Optex Systems has received $841,000 in orders for its laser protected periscopes with an option for an additional $841,000 from the US Army Contracting Command. Optex's periscopes will be installed in the Abrams US military land vehicles, which are main battle tanks used by the US Army
General Dynamics has won Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 1B3 upgrade contract for the US Navy. General Dynamics will deliver Block 1B3 system upgrades over the next five years
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