BAE Unit Lands $134M Army Artillery Vehicle Materials Procurement Contract

BAE Systems‘ land and armaments unit has secured a $133.6 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army to obtain materials needed for the production of M992A3 carrier ammunition-tracked vehicles and M109A7 howitzers.

The Defense Department said Friday the Army Contracting Command obligated $44.2 million at the time of award from the service branch’s fiscal 2017 “other procurement” funds.

M109A7 was developed to help address readiness and modernization requirements for the M109 family of vehicles and redesigned to incorporate power generation, survivability and responsive indirect fire support technologies.

Contract work will be performed in York, Pennsylvania through July 31, 2018.

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