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Born Ready.

Tactical, logistical, commercial, and
specialty military vehicles.

Mack Defense, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mack Trucks, Inc.

Mack Defense, LLC is responsible for the sale of Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks (to include parts) to all Federal/Ministerial level customers globally.

Mack Defense Tactical Vehicle Solutions

Heavy Dump Truck

Granite Troop Carrier

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Granite Water/Fuel Tanker

Granite Wrecker

Granite Heavy-Duty

Granite Line Haul Tractor

Mack Defense Vehicle Platforms

MSVS SMP Military-Grade: Efficient Performance Meets Military Readiness

The Mack Defense family of militarized rigid trucks and tractors is based on commercial vehicles which are adapted to the specific needs of armed forces. They can be suited for logistic missions and are able to be modified for tactical missions with improved off-road capacity and air transportability.

CHASSIS TESTING

Mack has plenty riding on our Cornerstone chassis. Components were tested for fatigue; the rails and crossmembers were stressed and relentlessly checked for endurance.

WHEEL CUTS

The best All Wheel Drive truck maneuverability ever from Mack. The Cornerstone chassis design allows increased wheel cuts for improved handling around the jobsite.

FRAME RAIL

The 300 mm constant frame rail height and high strength steel alloy in conjunction with a full length channel liner provide for optimal strength and payload capabilities. The frame system includes a full channel liner in each rail that runs front to rear within the Mack Defense M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck. This provides for optimal strength and payload capabilities.

CROSSMEMBERS

Developed by Mack design engineers and harshly tested by performance engineers – superior strength and stiffness is achieve through the use of eight crossmembers located along the frame rails where loads are imposed.

ENGINE MOUNTS/CAB ISOLATORS

New engine mounts and cab isolators reduce noise and vibration — decreasing driver fatigue and improving productivity.

APPLICATIONS

Offers military users the capability of transporting supplies on logistic and tactical missions. ADDITIONAL APPLICATIONS COULD INCLUDE – RADAR, TROOP CARRIER, WRECKER, TANKER, HEAVY EQUIPMENT TRANSPORT,
AND OTHERS VEHICLES.

Defense Grade Platforms

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Scalable Armor Solutions.

Whatever the mission, we offer unique armored body systems designed to withstand the most challenging and hostile conditions.

The Mack Defense Fleet.

Geared Toward Victory.

MACK DEFENSE, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MACK TRUCKS, Inc. responsible for the sale of MACK Trucks to all Federal / Ministerial level customers globally. We specialize in tactical, logistical, commercial, and specialty vehicles. Being part of the Volvo Group means that MACK Defense is backed by one of the largest truck manufacturing groups in the world and can provide global support in over 190 markets.

MACK DEFENSE CONTRACTS:

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) #SPE8EC-18-D-0015
GSA AutoChoice #47QMCA20D0012 (KA052) – Mack & Volvo
PSPC (Canada) HVY/Med Truck #E60HP-16TRUK

Why Choose A Mack Truck?

Static Stability - Tilt Table

Mobility Testing

Speed, Stop and Start 30% Grade

16 and 20 Inch Vertical Step

Customer Support

Parts

  • Global Distribution Network
  • Kit Options Available
  • Options via DLA, GSA
  • FleetPreferred Program
  • Remanufacturing Options

Service

  • Mack ASIST
  • Global Dealer Network
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Field Service Rep Options

Training

  • Operator and Mechanics Training
  • Special Application Training
  • On-site at the Mack Customer Center, Allentown, PA USA
  • Virtual Options Available

Every truck is Born Ready. Providing strength and versatility to get the job done across a range of applications.

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Mack Defense provides Mack, Volvo and Volvo Construction Equipment products through GSA Auto-choice, 23V and DLA HEPP programs.

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Mack Defense Presents U.S. Army with Keys To First M917A3 Heavy Dump Trucks

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Mack Defense President David Hartzell (top left) officially presented the first five Mack® Granite®-based M917A3 heavy dump trucks (top right) to the U.S. Army during a ceremony at the Mack Customer Center (bottom).

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Mack Defense Honored with President’s ‘E’ Award for Exports

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Mack Defense was recently named a recipient of the President’s “E” Award for Exports, the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

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Mack® Granite® Wrecker

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The Mack® Granite® Wrecker is a rugged and reliable truck. It features a fuel-efficient, 13-liter Mack MP8 engine that delivers plenty of horsepowers (440 HP), plus great low-end torque (up to 1,660 lb.-ft.) to provide you with the muscle to conquer any challenge and the endurance to work all day long. It is built on the proven Mack Cornerstone™ chassis that delivers rock-solid performance as it provides a constant frame rail height and sits high off the ground for maximum ground clearance over rough terrain.

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Mack® Granite® Troop Carrier

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The Mack® Granite® Troop Carrier is a rugged and reliable truck. It features a fuel-efficient, 13-liter Mack MP8 engine that delivers plenty of horsepower (400 HP), plus great low-end torque (up to 1,460 lb.-ft.) to provide you with the muscle and the endurance needed to support your operations. It is built on the proven Mack Cornerstone™ chassis that delivers rock-solid performance. Its galvanized steel cab mounted on airbags and shocks and stabilized with sway bars soaks up the rough road for a smooth ride.

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Mack® Granite® Water/Fuel Tanker

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The Mack® Granite® Water/Fuel Tanker is a rugged and reliable truck. It features a fuel-efficient, 13-liter Mack MP8 engine that delivers plenty of horsepowers (345 HP), plus great low-end torque (up to 1,360 lb.-ft.) to provide you with the muscle and the endurance needed to support your operations. It is built on the proven Mack Cornerstone™ chassis that delivers rock-solid performance as it provides a constant frame rail height and sits high off the ground for maximum ground clearance over rough terrain.

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Mack Defense Builds Final Truck For Canadian Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) Program

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Mack Defense has assembled the 1,587th and final truck for the Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) Standard Military Pattern (SMP) program. The truck rolled off the assembly line on Feb. 13 in Saint Nicolas, Quebec in front of a select group of dignitaries, military officials and Mack Defense employees. Pictured from left to right are MSVS trucks in Cargo, Load Handling System (LHS), Material Handling Crane (MHC), and Material Repair Truck (MRT) variants.

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Mack Defense To Spotlight 60-Ton Line Haul Vehicle At AUSA

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Mack Defense will showcase its 60-ton Mack® Granite®-based Line Haul truck during the AUSA 2021 Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct. 11-13 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

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Mack Defense Headquarters Relocates To The Mack Customer Center

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Mack Defense has relocated its headquarters to the Mack Customer Center (MCC) located in Allentown, Pennsylvania to better serve customers through enhanced ability to support its contracts. The recently completed move also provides Mack Defense additional working space and access to other MCC amenities.

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Mack Defense Starts M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck Production At Mack Experience Center

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Mack Defense is now producing Heavy Dump Trucks (HDT) at the Mack Customer Center, following an investment of $6.5 million to create a dedicated production line at the facility.

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MSVS SMP Military-Grade: Efficient Performance Meets Military Readiness

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The Mack Defense family of militarized rigid trucks and tractors is based on commercial vehicles which are adapted to the specific needs of armed forces. They can be suited for logistic missions and are able to be modified for tactical missions with improved off-road capacity and air transportability.

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Mack Defense announced it partnered with TenCate Advanced Armor USA to provide a force protection system for the Mack® Granite®-based M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck (HDT) and other Mack Defense vehicle platforms.

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Michigan Engineer Company One Of First National Guard Units To Test Mack Truck In Field

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The heavy dump truck arrives in Michigan. The 1434th Engineer Company, Michigan National Guard, fielded the dump trucks on April 14, 2022, in Lansing, Mich., becoming one of the first Army units to receive the technologically advanced vehicle.

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Mack Trucks today hosted President Joe Biden at its Lehigh Valley Operations (LVO) facility in Macungie, Pennsylvania, where all Mack heavy-duty models for North America and export are assembled. Biden stressed the importance of American manufacturing, buying American products and good-paying jobs during remarks made at the facility. Left to Right, UAW Local 677 Shop Chairman Kevin Fronheiser, President Joe Biden and Martin Weissburg, Mack Trucks president, at Mack’s LVO facility.

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