General Dynamics has received two contracts under Saudi Arabia’s tank programme, which involves the overhaul of the Royal Saudi Land Forces entire fleet of 314 Abrams tanks.

Under the contracts, with a combined value of $42.4m, General Dynamics Land Systems will deliver materials and labour for the conversion of 102 M1A2 tanks to an M1A2S configuration.

The M1A2S upgrade will enhance the tank efficiency and capability.

The overhaul of 60 tanks is expected to complete by the end of August 2012, while 42 tanks will be upgraded by September end 2012.

Work will be performed at the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center in Lima, Ohio, US.

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