Abrams tanks ready to roll
In 1996, the plant stopped making brand-new hulls and turrets for the the U.S. Army's Abrams tanks, instead choosing to recondition older M1A2 systems that were still in working order.
As part of Road Trip 2013, CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman visited the Lima plant to see how GDLS manufactures an Abrams tank.
Here, we see a line of tanks that have gone through the production process and have been vetted by the government's Defense Contract Management Agency. Once they're strapped down and ready to roll away on rails, the tanks become the property and the responsibility of the Army.
July 10, 2013 4:13 AM PDT
Photo by: Daniel Terdiman/CNET
| Caption by: Daniel Terdiman
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