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Egypt Orders FHTV Trucks as Armored Support

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HET w. M1 tank(click to view full) The M1070 Heavy Equipment Transport/Tractor (HET) lives up to its name, towing trailers that can carry tanks, armored vehicles or heavy construction equipment and their crews, in order to minimize wear and maximize speed. Egypt has a substantial ongoing tank program, centered on agreements to purchase and assemble over 1,000 M1 Abrams tanks. Those tanks need HET trucks. The M1 Abrams is also famously poor on fuel economy, even for a tank. Hence recent orders for HEMTT A4 fuel trucks. M978 during OIFat “RRP Exxon”(click to view full) March 5/10: A $29.7 million requirements contract for the purchase of 79 new HEMTT M978A4 tanker fuel trucks, along with ancillary items. Work is to be performed in Oshkosh, WI, with an estimated completion date of Sept 30/12. One bid was solicited with one bid received (W56HZV-09-D-0024). This is the first order for the HEMTT A4 in Egypt and it will integrate with Egypt’s current HEMTT A2 fleet. The M978 HEMTT A4 tanker is designed to transport 2,500 gallons of fuel to forward-arming and refueling points (FARP). In addition to supplying the vehicles, Oshkosh Defense will provide support and more than 25 spare engines to […]

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