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Advanced Tungsten Kinetic Energy Cartridge

The Advanced Tungsten Kinetic Energy Cartridge Program is a multi-phased program including safety certification and performance qualification of a contractor developed Advanced Tungsten Kinetic Energy cartridge for use in the M1A1 Main Battle Tank. The program is managed by OPM-TMAS with CCAC Heavy Armament Division providing the technical support for conducting the qualification program, equivalent to those employed on other US Army 120mm ammunition programs. Subsequent to demonstration of required performance, 10,000 cartridges will be manufactured and delivered along with relevant technical support material to the Egyptian Army.

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