LISLE, Ill., June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Army recently awarded Navistar Defense, LLC a foreign military sales contract valued at $18.8 million to provide 115 International® 7000-MV Medium Tactical Vehicles (MTV) to Iraq.
Navistar Defense MTVs are based on the highly multipurpose International® WorkStar® severe-duty platform designed for both off and on-road operation, and is the backbone for the company’s MaxxPro® Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle.
The majority of the work will take place at the company’s West Point, Mississippi assembly plant. Delivery is planned to be completed in January 2018.
This equipment is being used by Iraqi security forces in the Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Defense. Navistar Defense’s dealer in Iraq, Hama, provides parts and service support to Navistar vehicles in Iraq and the region.
About Navistar | Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, proprietary diesel engines, and IC Bus™ brand school and commercial buses. An affiliate also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at www.Navistar.com.
Source: Navistar News
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