AM General has won a $42 million HMMWV vehicles and parts contracts for Iraq, Afghanistan, Tunisia, Israel, Turkey, Kenya, Lebanon and the US.
The recently announced contracts noted above cover items to include new production vehicles, international ambulance vehicles, automotive kits, spare parts and training.
There are approximately 230,000 HMMWVs currently in vehicle fleets around the world. Of those 230,000, approximately 160,000 HMMWV's are currently in service as part of US Army, Marine Corps, Reserves and National Guard fleets with the remaining 70,000 vehicles belonging to international fleets.
"The HMMWV continues to be the vehicle of choice around the globe for more than 60 partner nations, evolving over the years with significantly increased mobility, protection, reliability and durability in order to meet changing military missions and threats …all at an affordable price." said Chris Vanslager, Executive Vice President, Defense Programs.
AM General was also recently awarded $428 million for new M997A3 HMMWV Ambulance Chassis Vehicles to support domestic disaster relief efforts by the Army National Guard, Army Reserve, and Army.
These contract awards demonstrate the ongoing critical operational need for the HMMWV.