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AM General Invests in Artillery Tech Firm Mandus

AM General has invested in Rock Island, Ill.-based artillery products and support services provider Mandus Group in a move accelerate the delivery of vehicle-mounted weapons systems to the U.S. Army. AM General said Thursday it aims to expand its integrated mission systems portfolio and  leverage manufacturing and technology platforms centered in the state’s Quad Cities region …

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AM General Displays Next Generation Light Tactical Vehicle, Howitzer Kit at Eurosatory

AM General will introduce its next-generation light tactical vehicle, along with a new weapon system, at the 2018 Eurosatory Defense and Security International Exhibition running Monday through Thursday in Paris, France. On Monday, the South Bend, Ind., company announced it will display its NXT 360 vehicle and Hawkeye 105 millimeter Howitzer Kit, both …

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AM General to Provide Supplemental Humvees, Equipment for Afghan Defense Forces

AM General has secured a potential $45.9 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide 6,576 supplemental M1151A1B1 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles to Afghanistan’s national defense security forces. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will also deliver an expanded capacity vehicle and capability expansion kits under the foreign military sales …

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Army, AM General to Collaborate on Autonomous Driving Vehicle Devt Project

AM General and the U.S. Army‘s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center have teamed up to develop an autonomous driving vehicle that would transport equipment, soldiers and supplies inside military bases. The project is part of the Applied Robotics for Installations and Base Operations program that explores the potential of robotic technology to address transportation challenges at U.S. …

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Retired Gen. Jack Keane Named AM General Exec Chairman

Jack Keane, former vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army and a retired four-star general, has joined AM General as executive chairman of the military and commercial vehicles manufacturer. AM General said Tuesday he will collaborate with President and CEO Andy Hove as well as the company’s parent corporation MacAndrews & Forbes to implement strategic …

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AM General Receives $151M in Domestic & International Humvee Contracts

AM General has received contracts from U.S. and international military agencies worth more than $151 million in total to provide Humvees, associated parts and training. The company said Monday the contracts cover production vehicles, automotive kits, spare parts and training. The U.S. Army awarded AM General a $108.8 million contract modification to deliver 433 Humvees to Afghanistan through …

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VA Dept Orders AM General’s Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicles

AM General‘s Mobility Ventures subsidiary has received an order from the Department of Veteran Affairs for five wheelchair-accessible vehicles through bus distributor Master’s Transportation. Mobility Ventures said Tuesday VA will use the MV-1 vehicles at medical centers in Colorado, Florida and Tennessee. MV-1 was added to Master’s Transportation’s General Services Administration Schedule contract in …

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AM General’s Mobility Vehicle Offering Added to GSA Schedule

An AM General subsidiary has partnered with Master’s Transportation to offer federal agencies a mobility vehicle platform designed to transport disabled passengers. The Mobility Ventures-built MV-1 vehicle has been added to a U.S. General Services Administration Schedule contract held by Master’s Transportation, AM General said Wednesday. MV-1s are designed to …

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