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In February 1982 Chrysler announced the sale of Chrysler Defense, its profitable defense subsidiary to General Dynamics for US$348.5 million. The sale was completed in March 1982 for the revised figure of US$336.1 million.[1] General Dynamics renamed the division General Dynamics Land Systems. In 2003 they purchased GM Defense from General Motors as well. It is now a major supplier of armored vehicles of all types, including the M1 Abrams, LAV-25, Stryker, and a wide variety of vehicles based on these chassis. It operates the Lima Army Tank Plant and GDAO (General Dynamics Anniston Operations) in Anniston, Alabama.

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  1. "Chrysler Unit Sold", The New York Times, The New York Times Company (1982-03-17). Retrieved on 2007-01-18. 

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