On December 19, 2017, the US Department of Defense has announced that General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $24,272,649 modification to a foreign military sales contract for Kuwait to design, develop, and build an M1A2-K unique main battle tank. Work is expected to be completed by December 2019.
In December 2016, US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced a possible sale of 218 M1A1 Abrams tank hulls with 120mm cannons and 218 AGT-1500 (M1 Tank Series) engines in support of its M1A2 tank recapitalization. Also included are transportation and other logistics support for an estimated cost of $29 million. The recapitalization program of Kuwaiti M1A2 tanks will include hundreds of machine guns, radios, and Night Vision Goggles.
[Source: Army Recognition]