The US Army has signed a delivery order for General Dynamics Land Systems to upgrade 100 more M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks to the state-of-the-art M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3 (SEPv3) configuration.
The delivery order is part of an Army Requirements Contract signed in December 2017 through which the Army can upgrade up to 435 M1A1 Abrams tanks to the M1A2 SEPv3 configuration. The M1A2 SEPv3 configuration features technological advancements in communications, reliability, sustainment and fuel efficiency, plus upgraded armor.
Work on this delivery order will be performed at Land Systems locations in Scranton, Pa., and Tallahassee, Fla., and at the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center in Lima, Ohio, the only operational tank plant in the country.
Initial pilot M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams tanks were delivered to the Army in October 2017.
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General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $270 million US Army contract to install and integrate SEPv2 legacy components in 45 M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams Main Battle tanks. The contract also includes procuring, stock and store 60 sets of SEPv2 legacy and SEPv3 unique components; procure Integrated Product Support requirements of Lisa, special tooling and test equipment, and the systems support package, the US department of defense said in a statement Tuesday
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