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AM General logs $151 million HMMWV orders

14th October 2016 - 13:30 by the Shephard News Team

AM General logs $151 million HMMWV orders

AM General has received new HMMWV contracts and modifications to existing international and domestic contracts totalling $151.05 million for vehicles and parts, the company announced on 10 October.

The contract and modifications will include automotive kits, production vehicles, spare parts and training for Afghanistan, Ukraine and the US National Guard and Reserves.

AM General will supply 73 M1151A1B1 HMMWVs and 360 M1152A1B2 HMMWVs to Afghanistan; 40 M1152 HMMWV ambulance units to Ukraine; and 237 additional M997A3 HMMWV ambulance vehicles to the national guard and reserves.

Larry Platt, executive vice president, international defense, AM General, said: ‘The HMMWV continues to be the vehicle of choice as the workhorse for militaries around the world. HMMWVs are used in more than 60 partner nations, continuously evolving with significantly increased mobility, protection, reliability and durability in order to meet changing military missions and threats at an affordable price.’

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