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BAE to upgrade and repair Brazilian M109A5 Howitzers
by Geoff Ziezulewicz
Washington (UPI) Sep 15, 2016

EFW gets $102 million U.S. Army mortar contract
Washington (UPI) Sep 15, 2016 - Elbit subsidiary EFW Inc. has been awarded a $102 million U.S. Army contract for the procurement of mortar weapon systems.

The firm-fixed-price contract covers procurement of 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortar systems.

Bids were solicited online, with three received.

Work locations and funding will be determined with each order. The estimated completion date is September 2021.

The Army Contracting Command is the contracting activity.

BAE Systems Land and Armaments has been awarded a $53.8 million U.S. Army contract for work on Brazilian M109A5 Howitzers.

The firm-fixed-price foreign military sales contract will cover the upgrade and repair of 32 of the 155mm self-propelled Howitzer.

Work will be performed in multiple locations. The estimated completion date is March 2019.

Army Contracting Command is the contracting activity.

The U.S. State Department approved a sale in 2014 of Howitzer upgrade kits and associated equipment parts, training and logistics as part of a deal that was estimated to be worth $110 million at the time.

Bukkehave gets Iraqi Land Cruiser contract modification
Washington (UPI) Sep 15, 2016 - Bukkehave Inc. has been awarded a $25.9 million U.S. Army contract modification for Toyota Land Cruiser trucks for Iraq.

The modification to the foreign military sales contract covers 600 of the 4-door trucks.

Work will be performed in the United Arab Emirates. The expected completion date is February 2017.

Army Contracting Command is the contracting activity.

The Florida-based Bukkehave works in emerging markets with harsh or hostile environments and supports clients in everything from supplying a few vehicles to delivering a fleet or rolling stock and construction equipment.

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