U.S. Army selects General Dynamics for Abrams tank production

December 16, 2015 6:45 PM

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STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics a $92.2 million contract to upgrade M1A2 SEP V2 Abrams tanks to the M1A2 SEP V3 configuration.

The M1A2 SEP V3 builds on its predecessor's survivability capabilities, including counter-IED and electronic warfare technologies. Additional improvements include maintainability, fuel efficiency, power generation and network capability.

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