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Mack Defense M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck for US Army Interview

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Mack Defense Awarded Contract to Provide Heavy Dump Trucks to the U.S. Army

Mack Defense Awarded Contract to Provide Heavy Dump Trucks to the U.S. Army

ALLENTOWN, PA (June 5, 2018) – The U.S. Department of Defense announced it awarded Mack Defense a firm-fixed-price $296.4 million contract with the U.S. Army. As part of the contract, Mack Defense will deliver Mack Granite® armored and armor-capable dump trucks to the Army, with an estimated completion date of May 18, 2025.

“This contract is a great opportunity for Mack Defense to support the Army’s work at home and abroad,” said David Hartzell, president of Mack Defense. “We are proud to be chosen and look forward to delivering reliable Mack vehicles that meet and exceed their high standards.” (more…)

Mack Defense Awarded DLA Long-Term Contract

Mack-Defense-Bastian-Vehicle-To-Kenyan-Armed-ForcesALLENTOWN, PA (May 21, 2013) – Mack Defense, LLC (“Mack Defense”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mack Trucks, Inc., announced today that it has been awarded a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment/indefinite-delivery contract (SPE8EC-13-D-0014) from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Troop Support in Philadelphia, PA. As part of this contract, Mack Defense will supply trucks and tractors of varying sizes and applications to the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies through 2018.

“We look forward to supplying DLA with our legendary Mack products for years to come.” said Steve Zink, president of Mack Defense. “We’re known for our durable trucks and a well-rounded portfolio. We will offer as many product variants to DLA and their customers as possible. Today’s trucks are all produced in the United States and are the cleanest and most fuel-efficient we’ve ever built.”

The contract award is valued up to a maximum of 177.5 MUSD. Quotations and deliveries from Mack Defense begin immediately.

Mack Defense Receives Water/Fuel Tanker Production Order

ALLENTOWN, PA (Aug. 21, 2012) – Mack Defense, a division of Volvo Group Governmental Sales (VGGS), announced today that it will supply West-Mark, Inc. with its MACK® Granite™ model trucks following a delivery order award from the U.S. Army Contracting Command out of Warren, MI. Under this order, West-Mark, a leading manufacturer of liquid transportation equipment, will complete 100 units for delivery to the Iraqi Ministry of Defense (MOD). The order will be fulfilled by January 2013 and is worth approximately $14.5 million, including spare parts.

“An order of this size is validation of the strategy and growth potential of our group” said Tom Kelly, president of Mack Defense. “With our recent restructuring as part of the VGGS global defense organization, our portfolio and potential customer base improve each day. I look forward to what the future holds for this organization.”

Deliveries will continue through the contracting period of three years, with a two-year option. The contract includes spare parts and in-country service points.