GM Defense is to hand over the first vehicles, four months after receiving a contract award
Flyer Defense delivers AGMVs for TEWL integration
Flyer Defense has delivered Army Ground Mobility Vehicles (AGMVs) to General Dynamics Mission Systems for integration with the Tactical Electronic Warfare Light (TEWL) system.
TEWL is an integrated platform for SIGINT, EW and RF-enabled cyber attacks.
Once fitted with TEWL, the vehicles will be shipped directly to US Army airborne units where they will fill a ‘critical electronic warfare requirement’, Flyer Defense noted in a 10 September statement.
In May, Flyer received a contract to build the AGMV for the US Army. Shephard Defence Insight describes a US Army requirement for up to 2,065 vehicles. Able to transport a nine-person infantry squad, these light, air-transportable vehicles will facilitate rapid deployment of Infantry Brigade Combat Teams and increase their tactical mobility.
The US Army requested US$87.07 million up to FY2020 to procure 297 AGMVs. The rest of the GMV requirement will be fulfilled by the Infantry Squad Vehicle, for which GM Defense received a production contract in June 2020.
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