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AUSA 2021: Mack Defense Seeks To Expand Military Activities

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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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President Joe Biden Visits Mack Trucks Lehigh Valley Operations

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.

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Mack Defense Starts M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck Production At Mack Experience Center

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.

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U.S. Army Orders 99 Heavy Dump Trucks from Mack Defense

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.

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Mack Defense M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck Ready for the Harsh Cold

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.

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Mack Defense Partners With XPER For Spare Tire Carrier and Transparent Armor On M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck

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.

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Mack Defense Donates Proceeds from Mack Anthem® Camo Diecast Sales to Fisher House Foundation

ALLENTOWN, PA (Nov. 17, 2020) – Mack Defense in cooperation with Mack Trucks announced a multiyear partnership with Fisher House Foundation in which proceeds from the Mack Anthem® Digi Camo diecast model sales will be donated to the nonprofit serving military and veterans families. Mack will donate $20,000 this year for sales in 2019 and 2020, and will contribute up to $10,000 more next year as sales continue.

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Mack Defense Presents U.S. Army with Keys To First M917A3 Heavy Dump Trucks

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Mack Defense Presents U.S. Army with Keys To First M917A3 Heavy Dump Trucks

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Mack Defense President David Hartzell (top left) officially presented the first five Mack® Granite®-based M917A3 heavy dump trucks (top right) to the U.S. Army during a ceremony at the Mack Customer Center (bottom).

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Mack Defense Honored with President’s ‘E’ Award for Exports

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Mack Defense was recently named a recipient of the President’s “E” Award for Exports, the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

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The Mack® Granite® Wrecker is a rugged and reliable truck. It features a fuel-efficient, 13-liter Mack MP8 engine that delivers plenty of horsepowers (440 HP), plus great low-end torque (up to 1,660 lb.-ft.) to provide you with the muscle to conquer any challenge and the endurance to work all day long. It is built on the proven Mack Cornerstone™ chassis that delivers rock-solid performance as it provides a constant frame rail height and sits high off the ground for maximum ground clearance over rough terrain.

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The Mack® Granite® Troop Carrier is a rugged and reliable truck. It features a fuel-efficient, 13-liter Mack MP8 engine that delivers plenty of horsepower (400 HP), plus great low-end torque (up to 1,460 lb.-ft.) to provide you with the muscle and the endurance needed to support your operations. It is built on the proven Mack Cornerstone™ chassis that delivers rock-solid performance. Its galvanized steel cab mounted on airbags and shocks and stabilized with sway bars soaks up the rough road for a smooth ride.

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The Mack® Granite® Water/Fuel Tanker is a rugged and reliable truck. It features a fuel-efficient, 13-liter Mack MP8 engine that delivers plenty of horsepowers (345 HP), plus great low-end torque (up to 1,360 lb.-ft.) to provide you with the muscle and the endurance needed to support your operations. It is built on the proven Mack Cornerstone™ chassis that delivers rock-solid performance as it provides a constant frame rail height and sits high off the ground for maximum ground clearance over rough terrain.

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Mack Defense Builds Final Truck For Canadian Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) Program

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Mack Defense has assembled the 1,587th 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. Pictured from left to right are MSVS trucks in Cargo, Load Handling System (LHS), Material Handling Crane (MHC), and Material Repair Truck (MRT) variants.

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Mack Defense To Spotlight 60-Ton Line Haul Vehicle At AUSA

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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.

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Mack Defense Headquarters Relocates To The Mack Customer Center

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Mack Defense has relocated its headquarters to the Mack Customer Center (MCC) located in Allentown, Pennsylvania to better serve customers through enhanced ability to support its contracts. The recently completed move also provides Mack Defense additional working space and access to other MCC amenities.

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Mack Defense Starts M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck Production At Mack Experience Center

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Mack Defense is now producing Heavy Dump Trucks (HDT) at the Mack Customer Center, following an investment of $6.5 million to create a dedicated production line at the facility.

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MSVS SMP Military-Grade: Efficient Performance Meets Military Readiness

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The Mack Defense family of militarized rigid trucks and tractors is based on commercial vehicles which are adapted to the specific needs of armed forces. They can be suited for logistic missions and are able to be modified for tactical missions with improved off-road capacity and air transportability.

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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.

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Michigan Engineer Company One Of First National Guard Units To Test Mack Truck In Field

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The heavy dump truck arrives in Michigan. The 1434th Engineer Company, Michigan National Guard, fielded the dump trucks on April 14, 2022, in Lansing, Mich., becoming one of the first Army units to receive the technologically advanced vehicle.

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President Biden Visits Mack LVO Facility 1

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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. Biden stressed the importance of American manufacturing, buying American products and good-paying jobs during remarks made at the facility. Left to Right, UAW Local 677 Shop Chairman Kevin Fronheiser, President Joe Biden and Martin Weissburg, Mack Trucks president, at Mack’s LVO facility.

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