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August 1, 2016
 

AM General to build 1,673 HMMWVs

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AM General has been awarded a $356,213,318 contract to manufacture and deliver 1,673 HMMWVs to the U.S. government for further delivery to the Afghanistan National Army and Police.

The contract calls on AM General to deliver 1,259 -M1151A1B1 HMMWVs and 414 — M1152 A1B2 HMMWV models. Vehicle manufacturing will commence at the AM General Military Assembly Plant, Mishawaka, Ind., later this month, with an estimated completion date of July 29, 2017.

“This contract announcement reinforces AM General’s position as the global leader in Light Tactical Vehicles. Our international partners continue to rely on us to meet the most diverse range of mission capabilities offered by the most adaptable, affordable Light Tactical Vehicles on the planet,” said AM General President and CEO Andy Hove.  “We pride ourselves on developing and delivering these solutions to our customers with the speed, efficiency, and reliability only our company can offer.”

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As the U.S. Government and foreign countries engage in more rapid, dispersed and challenging missions around the globe, deployability and readiness are key determinants of success. AM General’s HMMWV platform has been the answer for more than three decades, delivering the modular design with unmatched reliability and innovation to achieve the mission.




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