SOUTH BEND, Ind., Oct. 13 By Richard Tomkins (UPI)
New contracts and contract modifications have been given to AM General for High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles, or Humvees.
Vehicle-maker AM General has received contracts for production of additional High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles for eight countries. The contracts, worth a combined total of about $42.1 million, include modifications for vehicles and vehicle parts under earlier contracts. Covered under the awards are new production vehicles, international ambulance chassis vehicles, automotive kits, spare parts and training for the United States, Iraq, Afghanistan, Tunisia, Israel, Turkey, Kenya and Lebanon. The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle is popularly known as the Humvee.