Mack Defense is partnering with Jankel, a world-leader in the design and manufacture of high-specification defense protection systems, to provide the seating solution for the M917A3 heavy dump truck (HDT).
"Mack Defense relies on partners with proven competency in the development, production and delivery of high-performance survivability solutions," said David Hartzell, president of Mack Defense.
To better serve customers, as well as enhance its capability to support military and government contracts, Mack Defense has relocated its headquarters to the Mack Customer Center (MCC) located in Allentown, Pa. The move, which was recently completed, also provides Mack Defense additional working space and access to other MCC amenities.
Mack Defense has selected Hutchinson Industries Inc. as the provider of complete wheel assemblies, beadlocks and thermal hub covers for the Mack Defense M917A3 heavy dump truck (HDT).
"Wheeled military vehicles like the M917A3 require specialized protection to help maintain mobility in harsh operating environments," said David Hartzell, president, Mack Defense.
Mack Defense has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to supply the full range of Mack-branded products to federal agencies for a variety of applications.
The one-year contract, which runs to January 2021, includes two additional GSA-optioned one-year extensions, which could push the contract through 2022.
Mack Defense is partnering with Truck-Lite Co. LLC to provide lighting systems for the M917A3 heavy dump truck (HDT). Truck-Lite is a worldwide leader in heavy-duty lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems.
"To meet the demanding specifications of the U.S.
Mack Defense is partnering with Crysteel Manufacturing on the U.S. Army M917A3 heavy dump truck (HDT) contract to provide specialized dump bodies that provide several key safety and functionality features to meet the specialized needs of the U.S. Army.
Mack Defense celebrated the official handover of the first five Mack Granite model-based M917A3 heavy dump trucks (HDT) to the U.S. Army during a ceremony at the Mack Customer Center.
Leadership from Mack Defense presented the keys to officials with the U.S.
Mack Defense recently started production of five Mack Granite-based M917A3 Heavy Dump Trucks (HDT) as part of the Production Vehicle Testing (PVT) phase of its $296 million contract with the U.S. Army for armored and armor-capable HDTs. Once completed, the trucks will enter 40 weeks of rigorous durability testing at the U.S.
Mack Defense successfully completed the first annual surveillance audit of its Environmental Management System (ISO 14001:2015) and Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2015) with no findings identified during the audit.
ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, promotes global standardization for specifications and requirements for materials, products, procedures, formats, information and quality management.
Mack Defense recently showcased the Mack Granite-based M917A3 heavy dump truck (HDT) at the Association of United States Army (AUSA) 2018 show at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Mack Defense was awarded a $296 million contract in May 2018 to produce 683 HDTs for the U.S.
Hendrickson and Mack Defense LLC announced they have received a contract award from the U.S. Army for PRIMAAX EX suspension systems on all new Mack Granite armored and armor-capable dump trucks.
Bids were submitted beginning in June 2017 and production will continue through May 18, 2025.