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BAE to Provide Army With 5 Armored Vehicle Variants for $383M

Bae systems logo_ExecutiveBizBAE Systems‘ land and armaments business has received a $382.6 million order to provide the U.S. Army with five variants of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle.

The Defense Department said Dec. 23 that the company will deliver general purpose, mortar carrier, mission command, medical evaluation and medical treatment AMPV variants.

The order is part of BAE’s potential $1.2 billion contract for engineering, manufacturing and development services and low-rate initial production of the AMPVs for the Army.

The company will perform work at sites in California, Michigan, Pennsylvania and South Carolina through May 20, 2019.

An obligated amount of $9 million will come from fiscal 2014 and 2015 Army funds for research, development, test and evaluation.

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