Up to $8.9M to Terex for USMC MAC-50 Crane Logistics Support

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Terex’s MAC-50 Crane(click to view larger) Terex Corp. in Fredericksburg, VA received a $7 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract from the US Marine Corps (USMC) to provide maintenance logistics support for the company’s 50-ton military all-terrain cranes (MAC-50) in Afghanistan and Iraq. This contract contains an option, which if exercised, will bring the total contract value to $8.9 million. Terex will provide maintenance and supply support for the cranes and technical assistance to units operating the crane outside the continental United States. The company will provide personnel, material, services and support documentation; field service representatives; maintenance and parts. The USMC ordered up to 130 MAC-50 cranes from Terex in 2005. The Terex MAC-50 crane is based on the Terex Demag AC-50-1 all-terrain commercial crane, modified to meet USMC-specified military requirements. The Terex MAC-50 has salt-water fording capability of up to 60 inches, US bridge law requirements compliance, and a drivetrain of a Cummins engine and an Allison transmission. Terex manufactures the MAC-50 cranes at its Terex Demag plant in Zweibruecken, Germany. The cranes are supported logistically through Terex American Cranes in Wilmington, NC. The firm will provide the MAC-50 support at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan and Joint Base Balad […]

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