US Manufacturer Seeks More Uses For Its M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck Chassis.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
ALLENTOWN, PA (July 28, 2021) – 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. President Biden stressed the importance of American manufacturing, buying American products and good-paying jobs during remarks made at the facility.
ALLENTOWN, PA (June 24, 2021) – Mack Defense is now producing Heavy Dump Trucks (HDT) at the Mack Experience Center, following an investment of $6.5 million to create a dedicated production line at the facility.
ALLENTOWN, PA (March 1, 2021) – Mack Defense announced today that the U.S. Army ordered 99 Mack Defense M917A3 non-armored Heavy Dump Trucks (HDT) as part of the previously announced contract that could be worth up to $296.4 million over seven years between the U.S. Department of Defense and Mack Defense.
ALLENTOWN, PA (Feb. 2, 2021) – Mack Defense and Phillips & Temro Industries (PTI) have partnered to prepare the U.S. Army M917A3 Heavy Dump Trucks (HDT) for harsh cold temperatures with an engine heating solution that allows the trucks to start and operate more efficiently and effectively in extreme cold weather.
ALLENTOWN, PA (Dec. 15, 2020) – Mack Defense is partnering with XPER, Inc. to provide a Spare Tire Carrier (STC) and transparent armor for the Mack® Granite®-based M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck (HDT). XPER is a worldwide leader in transparent and opaque armor solutions, LED lighting and vehicle accessories.