The government of Iraq has requested for an undisclosed number of High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) under the foreign military sales contract from the US firm AM General.
“AM General, South Bend, Indiana, was awarded a $10,402,481 modification (P00017) to foreign military sales contract W56HZV-15-C-0155 (Iraq) for High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles,” the US Department of Defense announced Monday.
Work will be performed in Mishawaka, Indiana, with an estimated completion date of July 29, 2016.
HMMWVs serve as cargo/troop carriers, automatic weapons platforms, ambulances (four litter patients or eight ambulatory patients), M220 TOW missile carriers, M119 howitzer prime movers, M1097 Avenger Pedestal Mounted Stinger platforms, MRQ-12 direct air support vehicles, S250 shelter carriers, and other roles.
The US DoD has awarded AM General a $373 million contract to provide 2,082 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV), or Humvees. “The contract includes spare parts and Humvees in a multi-year foreign military sale to Afghanistan, Iraq, Kenya, Lebanon, Ukraine and Tunisia,” the US Department of Defense said in a statement Monday
AM General, LLC, South Bend, Ind., was awarded on May 5 a $54,264,735 firm-fixed-price contract to add 500 Humvees to contract
AM General, Mishawaka, Ind., is being awarded a maximum $93,400,918 firm-fixed-price, sole-source, requirements-type contract in support of HMMWV industrial base requirements
AM General has won a $66 million to supply 356 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles to Iraq. Work is scheduled to completed by Aug
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