Caterpillar to supply bulldozers Types I and II to US Army


The U.S. Department of Defense on March 29 announced on its website that Caterpillar was awarded a $36,854,192 firm-fixed-price contract for electro-hydraulic Types I and II tracked dozers, related hardware and ancillary services.
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The Caterpillar dozer model concerned with this contract is a medium drawbar, air-transportable by C-5 and C-17, diesel-engine-driven crawler tractor with a dozer blade and optional winch (Type I) or ripper (Type II) (Picture source: U.S. Army/Sgt. 1st Class Jason Proseus)


Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of March 28, 2024. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, is the contracting activity

The Caterpillar dozer model concerned with this contract is a medium drawbar, air-transportable by C-5 and C-17, diesel-engine-driven crawler tractor with a dozer blade and optional winch (Type I) or ripper (Type II). The medium dozer is a commercial vehicle with military modifications to include North Atlantic Treaty Organization starting, Arctic kit, rifle rack and armor C-Kit capability.


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Caterpillar commercial ad published in a magazine during World War 2, dedicated to the U.S engineers who completed incredible work in building the Ledo Road and improving the Old Burma Road. Caterpillar (as well as International Harvester and Allis Chalmers) and the U.S. armed forces have a long common history (Picture source: Caterpillar)


 

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