30 September 2015 army-technology.com
Textron Systems Marine & Land Systems has received a contract to supply additional Commando Select four-wheeled armoured vehicles to the Afghan National Army (ANA).
Awarded by the US Army Contracting Command, the $56.2m firm-fixed-price contract covers the delivery of 55 more Commando Select vehicles to ANA through the US Army foreign military sales process. The vehicles will be configured in three variants, with 36 equipped with objective gunner protection kits, 15 with enclosed 40mm / .50 calibre turrets, and four ambulance vehicles. Known as mobile strike force vehicles (MSFV) by the Afghan Army, the vehicles are scheduled to be deployed in support of security operations across the country. The ANA has been operating more than 630 MSFVs since 2012.