Military

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.

Federal, state, county and local officials joined executives from a Massachusetts developer and the non-profit Soldier On to celebrate the start of construction on a $23 million, 70-unit apartment community in Tinton Falls, N.J. The gathering was held in Tinton Falls' Liberty Park on Sept.

The latest Grove all-terrain cranes specially outfitted for the military are departing from Shady Grove, Pa., and setting out to U.S. Army missions throughout the world. The Grove GMK4060HC (HC for heavy crane) are specifically engineered for military use and have features that make them ready for a variety of terrains and activities.

JCB has been awarded a share of a Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) contract as part of the DLA's Heavy Equipment Procurement Program. The contract gives JCB eligibility to provide construction machines, some of which are manufactured at JCB's North American Headquarters in Pooler, Ga., to every branch of the U.S.

Doosan Bobcat North America announced the donation of $81,000 to Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to serving injured veterans and their families. Proceeds raised by the campaign will help wounded veterans transition to civilian life through WWP programs and services ranging from economic empowerment to mental health care.

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announced July 24 that it had awarded two separate contracts worth a combined $296.3 million to help the U.S. Marine Corps at Camp Lejeune in eastern North Carolina replace bridge and building structures that suffered damage from Hurricane Florence in September 2018.

JCB has been awarded a contract to supply the U.S. military with a fleet of specialized high speed excavators over the next eight years in a deal worth up to $269 million. The deal centers on the supply of High Mobility Engineer Excavators (HMEEs) for the U.S.

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.

The Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) has awarded a $180 million contract to replace the 64-year-old runway at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas. The project is being carried out as a collaboration between the AFCEC, the base, the Air Force Installation Contracting Center and the Air Force Installation Mission Support Center (AFIMSC) Detachment 9.

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.

Doosan Bobcat announced partnerships with two organizations to address critical needs in the communities where its customers, dealers and employees live and work. The global compact equipment leader will formally launch projects with Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and Bombas, as well as debut new products, at the upcoming ConExpo-Con/AGG 2020 show in Las Vegas from March 10 to 14, 2020.