Awarded the US Department of Defense, General Dynamics Corporation a contract worth $ 65 million to provide logistical support and training to the M1A1 Abrams tanks and support vehicles M88A2 in Iraq.
According to the US Defense Department in a news item on its website, "The contract includes providing logistical support, training and maintenance on the Abrams Iraqi tanks where it will be more work required under the contract in Iraq and some other business in the state of Michigan in the company's headquarters."
The ministry added that "due to expiration of the contract on December 31 of the year 2017".
The Iraqi Defense Ministry has 140 Abrams tank and need maintenance and repair.
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