Navistar Defense awarded contract for foreign sale of cargo and wrecker trucks to Iraq


Navistar Defense LLC, Lisle, Illinois, was awarded a $19,847,322 firm-fixed-price Foreign Military Sales (Iraq) contract for cargo trucks (6x6 General Transport Trucks, 6x6 Ton Recovery Wrecker and GTT spares).


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International 7000-MV GTT cargo truck (Picture source: Navistar Defense)


Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Lisle, Illinois, with an estimated completion date of May 15, 2020. Fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance Army funds in the amount of $19,847,322 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-19-F-0622).

The International 7000-MV GTT enables off-road missions as a hauler of heavy-duty material or converted to heavily armored personnel carrier. Based on Navistar’s versatile commercial platform, these trucks offer high commonality among variants and are easily adapted to suit the mission. The 7000-MV GTT offers a 5-ton off-road capacity and a weapon station that can handle up to .5 caliber weapons. The GTT has removable seating to transport up to 20 soldiers or cargo – including ISO containers.

The versatile International 7000-MV platform features a recovery vehicle that can be used for multiple purposes. This rugged off-road truck is equipped with a crane for vehicle recovery and lifting heavy equipment.

The International DT-M9 engine is custom engineered to maximize its capabilities on the battlefield. An I-6 diesel, it provides up to 330 HP and 950 lb-ft of torque for medium wheeled and tracked military vehicles.


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International 7000-MV GTT recovery truck (Picture source: Navistar Defense)


 

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