Mack Defense’s M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck Aired On WDAM7 For Army’s Newest Delivery

Mack Defense’s M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck was aired on WDAM7 for the Army’s newest delivery of the vehicle to its troops. The Mississippi National Guard was the first to receive these state-of-the-art vehicles with integrated comfort, safety, and security features.


Mississippi National Guard unit gets Army’s newest heavy dump truck. Mississippi engineer company first Guard unit to use the vehicles. The 289th Engineer Company, based in Bruce, has just received three M917A3 dump trucks.

PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) – A Mississippi National Guard engineer company is the first National Guard unit in the country to receive the U.S. Army’s newest piece of high-tech engineering equipment.

The 289th Engineer Company, based in Bruce, has just gotten three M917A3 dump trucks.

They received the trucks Wednesday at Camp Shelby’s Logistics Readiness Center.

The vehicles, manufactured by Mack Defense, include the latest safety and comfort features for drivers.

The unit will use the new trucks this summer as it undergoes annual training at Camp Shelby.

A unit in the Michigan Army National Guard is also scheduled to receive some of the trucks later this week.

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By Charles Herrington Published: Apr. 13, 2022 at 3:28 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 13, 2022 at 3:30 PM EDT

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