ALLENTOWN, PA (Feb. 13, 2020) – Mack Defense has assembled the 1,587 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.
Mack Defense Introduces 40T All-Terrain Crane At AUSA 2019
ALLENTOWN, PA (Oct. 10, 2019) – Mack Defense will introduce a Mack® Granite®-based 40-ton capacity all-terrain crane, the ATC-40T, built in partnership with Manitowoc Crane, at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition.
Mack Defense M917A3 Heavy Dump Trucks Meet Specification with CARC Coatings
ALLENTOWN, PA (Sept. 26, 2018) – Mack Defense and Sherwin-Williams General Industrial Coatings have partnered to implement multiple solutions for applying Chemical Agent Resistant Coatings (CARC) for use on the Mack Defense M917A3 heavy dump truck (HDT) model.
Mack Defense Partners With Truck-Lite On U.S. Army Heavy Dump Truck Contract
ALLENTOWN, PA (August 27, 2019) – Mack Defense is partnering with Truck-Lite Co., LLC to provide lighting systems for the M917A3 heavy dump truck (HDT). Truck-Lite is a worldwide leader in heavy-duty lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems.
Mack Defense Partners with Crysteel Manufacturing on U.S. Army Heavy Dump Truck
ALLENTOWN, PA (April, 2019) – Mack Defense is partnering with Crysteel Manufacturing on the U.S. Army M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck (HDT) contract to provide specialized dump bodies that provide several key safety and functionality features to meet the specialized needs of the U.S. Army.
Mack Defense Presents U.S. Army with Keys To First M917A3 Heavy Dump Trucks
ALLENTOWN, PA (June 10, 2019) – Mack Defense celebrated the official handover of the first five Mack® Granite® model-based M917A3 heavy dump trucks (HDT) to the U.S. Army during a ceremony at the Mack Customer Center.
Mack Defense Shows Off First Five Of Hundreds Of Heavy Dump Trucks For The Army
ALLENTOWN, PA (June 07, 2019) – M917A3. While that might seem like a random assortment of letters and numbers, it’s the name of the program that Mack Defense has ingrained in its head as it gears up to provide hundreds of heavy dump trucks to the U.S. Army over the next several years.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Recognizes Mack Defense For Boosting U.S. Exports
ALLENTOWN, PA (May 28, 2019) – Three eastern Pennsylvania companies are among 48 U.S. firms given “E” awards by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on May 28 for boosting U.S. exports using “innovative” marketing.
Mack Defense Partners with JWF Defense Systems
ALLENTOWN, PA (May 28, 2019) – Mack Defense announced JWF Defense Systems (JWFDS) will provide the armored cab system for the M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck (HDT) contract the U.S. Army recently awarded to Mack Defense. JWFDS will be responsible for fabricating and painting the complete armored cab system, which will then be installed by Mack Defense. Read more details below.
Mack Defense Enters Production Vehicle Testing Phase of Heavy Dump Truck Contract
ALLENTOWN, PA (Feb. 18, 2019) – Mack Defense recently started production
of five Mack Granite -based M917A3 Heavy Dump Trucks (HDT) as part of the Production Vehicle Testing (PVT) phase of its $296 million contract with the U.S. Army for armored and armor-capable HDTs. Once completed, the trucks will enter 40 weeks of rigorous durability testing at the U.S. Army’s Aberdeen Test Center this summer.
“Our production team and suppliers are excited to begin building these next
generation HDTs for the U.S. Army,” said David Hartzell, president of Mack Defense. “We’re confident the M917A3 will provide the Army the legendary durability and toughness Mack customers have come to depend on.”