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Afghan Forces Getting More HMMWVs, 2010-Present

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M1152A1B2(click to view full) Afghan forces have been ordering HMMWV vehicles from the US government, in order to equip their growing forces. That in itself is no revelation. Even before the 2010 order, the ANA already used up-armored Humvees. It’s the scale of recent orders that’s worth noting. If financed by the Afghan government, the 2010 order alone would represent about 85% of Afghanistan’s 2009/10 security budget all by itself, and about 41% of all domestic revenue, per the Ministry of Finance’s 2008-13 strategic plan [PDF]. Announced contracts to date include: Contracts & Key Events Technically, US Army TACOM in Warren, MI buys the vehicles from AM General LLC in South Bend, IN, then hands them over to Afghanistan’s government, per the standard Foreign Military Sale framework. This is not really an American HMMV order, however, and so it is not included in our coverage of US military orders in 2009-2010. July 25/11: A $195.2 million firm-fixed-price contract modification will deliver 808 HMMWVs of various models and 744 armored troop enclosures to Afghanistan as an FMS sale. Work will be performed in Mishawaka, IN, with an estimated completion date of Feb 29/12. One bid was solicited, with one bid received […]

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