BAE Systems receives a contract from U.S. Army for 43 armoured recovery vehicles M88A2 1207112

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011, 09:02 AM
 
BAE Systems receives a contract from U.S. Army for 43 armoured recovery vehicles M88A2.
 
BAE Systems in York, PA receives a $165.5 million firm-fixed-price contract for 43 more M88 HERCULES (Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Life Evacuation System) tracked armored recovery vehicles, from the US Army.
     
BAE Systems in York, PA receives a $165.5 million firm-fixed-price contract for 43 more M88 HERCULES (Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Life Evacuation System) tracked armored recovery vehicles, from the US Army.
U.S. Army M88A2 HERCULES (Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Life Evacuation System)
     

Build on a unique chassis modified from the previous-generation M60 Patton tank, the M88A2 can tow or winch any American vehicle out of trouble, up to and including the 70-ton M1 Abrams battle tank.

They also carry a hoist and boom with up to 35 ton capacity, for operations like engine changes in the field. Work on this new-build contract will be performed in York, PA, with an estimated completion date of Dec 31/13. One bid was solicited, with one bid received by U.S. Army Contracting Command in Warren, MI (W56HZV-09-C-0408).

 

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