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General Dynamics Wins Iraq Contract

By John Lee. General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $7,746,408 modification (P00018) to contract W56HZV-17-C-0026 to provide logistics support and training services to the Iraqi Army. Work will be performed in Taji, Iraq, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2020. (Source: US Dept of Defense)

General Dynamics Wins $92m Iraq Contract

By John Lee. General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $92,400,000 modification (P00003) to Foreign Military Sales (Iraq) contract W15QKN-18-D0020 for 120mm munition high explosive with tracer tank ammunition cartridges. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 16, 2022. According to Defense […]

US firm "Suspends" Tank Maintenance in Iraq

By John Lee. US-based General Dynamics, which produces Abrams tanks, has reportedly suspended its maintenance program in Iraq after one of its tanks was provided to the Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi Popular Mobilization Force (PMF). Iraq's al-Ghad Press has reports that the company withdrew from its base at Baghdad’s al-Muthanna airport after finding out that Iraq […]

General Dynamics Wins $93m Iraq Ammunition Contract

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, St. Petersburg, Florida, has been awarded a $93,000,000 firm-fixed-price foreign military sales (Iraq) contract to obtain 120mm insensitive munition high explosive with tracer tank ammunition cartridges. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion […]

General Dynamics Wins $65m Iraq Contract

By John Lee. Michigan-based General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $65,292,225 cost-plus-fixed-fee foreign military sales contract for contractor logistic support and training for M1A1 tanks and M88A2 recovery vehicles. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Work will be performed in Iraq (85 percent); and Sterling Heights, Michigan (15 percent), with […]

General Dynamics wins $51m Contract

By John Lee. General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $51.4-million (60-billion-Iraqi-dinar) contract for logistical support and training for M1A1 tanks for the government of Iraq. The work is estimated tp be completed by 31st December, 2015. (Source: US Dept of Defense)

US Considers Upgrades for Iraqi Tanks

By Patrick Schmidt. Like the United States, Iraq’s main battle tank is the M1A1 Abrams, manufactured by General Dynamics. The United States Army is considering providing additional technology for Iraqi tanks including mine clearing blades/rollers, heavy-duty armor tiles, stronger belly armor, as well as other features. Many of these features will assist in the fight […]

US Approves $600m Defense Deal

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq with an estimated cost of $600 million (720 billion Iraqi dinars). The Government of Iraq has requested a Foreign Military Sales Order II (FMSO II) to provide funds for blanket order requisitions, under a Cooperative Logistics Supply Agreement (CLSSA) for spare parts […]

General Dynamics Wins $65m Iraq Order

By John Lee. General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $65-million (76-billion Iraqi dinars) modification to its foreign military sales contract for specialized training, contractor logistics support, and base life support for the Iraq M1A1 Abrams program. Funding and work location will be determined with each order. Estimated completion date is Feb. 28, 2015.. […]

General Dynamics Wins $56m Iraq Order

By John Lee. General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $56,481,809 cost-plus-fixed-fee, non-option eligible, non-multi-year contract modification (P000109) of contract (W56HZV-13-D-0015) for continuation of contractor logistics support and base life support services in Iraq. This is part of Foreign Military Sales to Iraq. Performance location will be Iraq with funding from fiscal 2013 Other […]

Iraq to Buy up to 30 General Dynamics Stryker Vehicles

By John Lee. According to a report from Bloomberg, Iraq’s military wants to buy as many as 30 General Dynamics Stryker eight-wheeled combat vehicles. The $25-million deal would be the first international sale of the vehicles, which were developed for the US Army. If accepted by the Iraqi government, the proposal would be submitted to […]

Over $100m New Arms Sales to Iraq

The United States Department of Defense has issued notification of proposed sales of arms from the US to Iraq. General Dynamics is to be the prime contractor on a $36m deal for the supply of ammunition for Iraq's Abrams M1A1 tanks (pictured). The sale consists of: 14,010 TP-T M831A1 120mm Cartridges; 16,110 TPCSDS-T M865 120mm […]