Backup camera. Blind spot detection. Electronic windows and mirrors. A charging plug for a smartphone. Comfortable seats. And a heated dump bed. All standard. Those are just some of the improvements included on the on the Army’s newest and most modern dump truck, the M917A3. And on Feb. 23-24, Fort Stewart engineer Soldiers took charge of their new rides.
Mack Defense Partners With TenCate Advanced Armor USA In Developing Armored Cab
ALLENTOWN, PA (Feb. 22, 2022) – 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. TenCate provided design and engineering support to Mack Defense to equip the M917A3 HDT with a force protection system that protects occupants against threats in hostile environments.
Transport Topics News Features The Mack Defense M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck
Mack Trucks Inc. is manufacturing a four-axle, heavy-duty dump truck for the U.S. Army designated the M917A3. It has a GVW of 94,500 pounds with a maximum payload of 54,000 pounds, and is offered with either a standard cab with a special, poison gas-resistant coating or a heavily armored cab.
Mack Defense M917A3 HDT Featured On Construction Equipment
The view from the driveway in front of Mack’s Customer Experience Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania, was impressive. Several military dump trucks were parked on concrete pads near the building, looking almost menacing with their high stance and dull green and desert tan paint.
M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck Production Line Ceremony 9.23.21
The Mack Defense team celebrated with honored guests the M917A3 Heavy Dump Production Line Ceremony on September 23rd 2021. It was a special milestone for all those involved with this program and we are very humbled to be involved in the safe travels for our armed forces! Click To Watch The Video
M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck Featured In Snowrunner Game
Mack Defense’s M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck is being featured in Snow Runner Game! Click To Watch Vieo
AUSA 2021: Mack Defense Seeks To Expand Military Activities
Mack Defense intends to expand its presence in the US tactical wheeled vehicle sector, company executives revealed in a private media briefing during the AUSA annual exhibition on 11-13 October in Washington DC.
Mack Defense To Spotlight 60-Ton Line Haul Vehicle At AUSA
ALLENTOWN, PA (Oct. 6, 2021) – 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.
Mack Defense M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck Featured In Fleet Equipment Magazine
Fleet Equipment Magazine Features Mack Defense’s Heavy Dump Truck – “This week we’re on the road again, as Mack Defense recently invited us out to experience the delivery of the first production M917A3 Heavy Dump Trucks, or HDTs, to the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserve. They were the first to roll off the company’s new production line at the Mack Experience Center in Allentown, Pa.”
Mack Defense Presents First Production M917A3 Heavy Dump Trucks To U.S. Army
ALLENTOWN, PA (Sept. 23, 2021) – Mack Defense today delivered to the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserve the first production M917A3 Heavy Dump Trucks (HDT) to roll off Mack Defense’s new production line at the Mack Experience Center (MEC). The M917A3 HDT key and truck handover occurred during a ceremony at the MEC, following remarks from Mack Defense leadership, U.S. Army officials and representatives of local and state officials. Attendees were also provided a tour of Mack Defense’s new production facility.