$103.9M to DRS for M1000 Semitrailers
DRS Sustainment Systems, a unit of DRS Technologies, received a $103.9 million firm-fixed-price contract for 274 M1000 heavy equipment transporter semitrailers. DRS Sustainment will perform the work at its facility in Saint Louis, MO, with an estimated completion date of May 30/12. One bid was solicited and received by TACOM-Warren, AMSCC-TAC-ATBC, in Warren, MI (W56HZV-09-D-0107).
The M1000 semitrailer [PDF] carries armored vehicles and other heavy equipment loads weighing up to 80 tons. The M1000 is able to load, unload, and transport the M1 Abrams tank and other heavy equipment on-road, off-road and cross country, in all weather conditions.
For more information on the U.S. Army’s Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles, see “US Military Adds Heavy Trucks Under FHTV III.”