Textron has won $65 million contract to provide variants of Commando Select Armored Personnel Carriers to Iraq and Columbia.
Textron has to provide 54 Commando Select APCs each along with 40/50 turret; four Commando Select APCs with 40/50 turret and command and control variant and two each Commando Select APCs to Iraq and Columbia, the Pentagon said in a statement Tuesday.
One bid was solicited with one received.
Work will be performed in Slidell, Louisiana, with an estimated completion date of April 4, 2016. Other procurement funds in the amount of $65,948,115 were obligated at the time of the award.
Textron has signed a contract with Ukroboronprom subsidiary SpetsTechnoExport (STE) for the sale of three Survivable Combat Tactical Vehicles (SCTV) to Ukraine. The contract entails the sale of three SCTVs that will be delivered to Ukraine in an ongoing effort to improve the survivability and mobility of its light tactical vehicle fleet, the company said in a statement Monday
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An Iraqi Mi-35 helicopter crashed south of Baghdad due to a technical glitch Monday. A colonel in Iraq's Joint Operations Command was quoted as saying by AFP that an "Mi-35 training helicopter crashed as a result of a technical problem," but that the crew survived
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