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June 23, 2017
Navistar awarded $18.8 million contract for Iraq MTVs
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Navistar Defense has received an $18.8 million contract from the U.S. Army to manufacture and deliver 115 International 7000 MV Medium Tactical Vehicles to Iraq. The contract will fall under the Foreign Military Sales program. Most of the work will be performed at Navistar's West Point, Miss., factory and is expected to be completed by January 2018. The equipment is slated to be used by the Iraqi Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Defense security forces, the company announced this wee ... read more

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European country orders Elbit ground intel systems
Elbit Systems Ltd of Israel reports it is to supply an array of ground electronic intelligence systems to an unidentified European country. ... more
Boeing awarded $1B contract for Redesigned Kill Vehicle
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