NAVISTAR Receives $61.8M for Afghan Army Trucks
NAVISTAR International Transportation of Knoxville, TN received a delivery order amount of $61.8 million as part of a $311.5 million firm-fixed-price contract for 374 Afghanistan Medium Tactical Vehicles (AMTV). The AMTV contract is designed to provide the new Afghan National Army with a family of trucks to conduct operations in support of rebuilding and providing stability to Afghanistan. The family consists predominantly of 6X6 general transport trucks but also includes 5 other variants in lesser quantities: Recovery truck; Truck mounted Petroleum Oil and Lubricants (POL) pod; Truck mounted Water Carrier Pod; Hazardous material carrier; and Ambulances.
The contract includes a requirement for freight-on-board delivery. TACOM’s AMTV page details the entire process and defines other conditions of this contract, and explains how the contract was expedited. Work will be performed in Garland, TX and is expected to be completed by March 3, 2008. Five bids were received for this contract, following a solicitation on the web. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command in Warren, MI issued the contract (W56HZV-05-D-0144).