Contracts Valued at Over $475 Million
Navistar Defense has recently been awarded two foreign military sales contracts for MAXXPRO production and reset work by US Army Contracting Command, valued at in excess of $475 million.
The first contract calls for production and support of 40 MAXXPRO DASH DXM Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles for Pakistan. The second is to reset, upgrade and support 1,085 long wheel base MAXXPRO MRAP Excess Defense Article vehicles for the United Arab Emirates. The majority of work will be conducted at the company’s West Point, MS/USA plant and deliveries are expected to take place in calendar years 2017 and 2018 respectively.
“MAXXPRO vehicles are recognised as the most survivable wheeled vehicles in the US military’s fleet,” said Kevin Thomas, president and general manager, Navistar Defense. “We are pleased that these important US allies are confident in the MAXXPRO’s ability to protect their forces allowing them to complete their missions and return home safely.”