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U.S. Army

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.

JCB has received a $21 million addition to its current contract with the U.S. Army to manufacture high mobility engineer excavators (HMEEs). The contract modification ensures HMEE production at JCB North America headquarters near Savannah, Ga., until 2021.

Hamilton Pacific Chamberlain (HPC), a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), headquartered in Waldorf, Md., has recently been awarded twelve U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) contracts, totaling a cumulative $4.5 million, to begin throughout the 4th quarter of 2018 and early 2019.

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.

JCB has received an extension to its current production contract with the Department of Defense to manufacture high mobility engineer excavators (HMEEs) for the United States Army. The $72.8 million deal for approximately 180 HMEEs will continue production through 2020.

The U.S. Department of Defense announced it awarded Mack Defense a firm-fixed-price $296.4 million contract with the U.S. Army. As part of the contract, Mack Defense will deliver Mack Granite armored and armor-capable dump trucks to the Army, with an estimated completion date of May 18, 2025.

Fort Hood, Texas, is in the middle of nearly $300 million in construction projects to improve its various facilities. “Fort Hood is one of the Army's most important installations,” Brian Dosa, Fort Hood director of Public Works, said. “About one out of every 10 Soldiers in the Army is serving at Fort Hood, so Fort Hood exists to train our Soldiers to go fight our nation's wars.”The top-ranking project on the list is renovating the barracks, which account for 99 of the 8,000 buildings and facilities on Fort Hood.

FORT BELVOIR, Va. (AP) — The planned National Museum of the United States Army is reaching a construction milestone. The Army Historical Foundation says a “topping out” ceremony is scheduled for the morning of Nov. 17, when workers will place the museum building's final steel beam into place.

The U.S. Army recently built a barracks hut from 3D-printed concrete. The 512-sq.ft. building was created at the Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) in Champaign, Ill., by the Army's three-year-long Automated Construction of Expeditionary Structures (ACES) program.

The Trump Administration plans to spend almost $500 million in construction at Guantanamo. The Miami Herald reported that projects will include:$250 million to build a Navy-requested, five-bed hospital;$124 million to build new Army barracks for 848 prison troops, which need to be complete in 2021; and $100 million for the Pentagon to build a skeletal structure to house a migrant tent city, as well as housing for 5,000 U.S.