L3 awarded vehicle transmission contract
L3 Technologies will provide transmission kits for Korean Army vehicles under a $17.3 million contract announced on 23 February.
The 900-horsepower kits will be integrated into the army's K21 next-generation infantry fighting vehicle and Light Recovery Vehicle.
Deliveries are expected to begin in the third quarter of 2017 and be completed by 2019.
Michael T Strianese, chairman and CEO at L3 Technologies, said: 'We are pleased to receive this important award, which builds on our long-standing partnership with the Republic of Korea by delivering L3 systems that are the most widely used, battle-proven combat vehicle transmissions in the medium-weight class today.
'This win exemplifies L3's focus on forming enduring customer relationships and providing enabling, high-technology products. Also, this contract expands our international business in markets that offer new and follow-on opportunities.'
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