22 Aug '13, 10pm

GD beats Navistar and AM General for SOCOM truck program. Let the protests begin:

GD beats Navistar and AM General for SOCOM truck program. Let the protests begin:

General Dynamics Wins $562 Million SOCOM Truck Deal By Brendan McGarry Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 6:44 pm Posted in Land General Dynamics Corp. won a contract potentially valued at $562 million to supply U.S. Special Operations Command with new four-by-four trucks. The Defense Department on Thursday announced the award for the so-called Ground Mobility Vehicle, or GMV, program. The notice didn’t say how many trucks the command plans to buy, though the number was previously estimated at about 1,300. The funding also covers spare parts, training and an electronic communications suite. The Falls Church, Va.-based tank-maker beat out companies such as Humvee-maker AM General LLC, based in Sound Bend, Ind., and truck-maker Navistar International Corp., based in Lisle, Ill. for the seven-year deal. Much of the work will be performed in Ladson, S.C., where General Dynamics’ Forc...

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