Navistar Defense secures first Canadian military contract

  • 20-Jan-2009 01:49 EST
Navistar Defense LLC received its first Canadian military contract to date to provide the Canadian Department of National Defence with military commercial-off-the-shelf (MILCOTS) vehicles. The vehicles are the first element of Canada's Medium Support Vehicle System project, which will invest in medium-sized logistics trucks to support domestic operations and sustain deployed forces. The C$275 million award will provide up to 1300 vehicles and utilize the Canadian organization and dealer network of Navistar Canada Inc. for training, delivery, parts, and maintenance support. Approximately 600 units of the MILCOTS order will be delivered during fiscal year 2009 with the remaining units to be delivered in fiscal year 2010.
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