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US orders HMMWV engines

10th July 2020 - 15:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


The DoD has awarded AM General a $44.1 million contract to provide the US Army with HMMWV diesel engines and containers.

Work on the contract, which was announced on 9 July, will be carried out in Indiana for completion by July 2023.

The HMMWV is powered by a turbocharged 6.5l V8 diesel engine. The vehicle supports more than 100 military missions – such as cargo and troop carriers, and TOW missile and special operations vehicles.

Its 15 configurations share a common engine, chassis and transmission, with 44 interchangeable parts that are used in more than one position.

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