$13.9M for 8 M88A2 HERCULES ARVs
BAE Ground Systems Division in York, PA received a $13.9 million firm-fixed-price contract for 8 M88A2 HERCULES vehicles. Work will be performed in York, PA and is expected to be complete by Dec. 30/10. One bid was solicited on Oct 13/08 by U.S. Army TACOM in Warren, MI (DAAE07-01-C-N030).
The M88A2 Hercules (Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift and Evacuation System) armored recovery vehicles are well named. These vehicles are equipped with a 25-35 ton hoist/boom, and a winch with enough pulling power to haul a 70-ton M1 Abrams tank out of a ditch.