AM General has been awarded a firm-fixed-price contract by the US Army for the procurement of high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles (HMMWV).

Under the $546.4m contract, the company will provide 2,845 HMMWV vehicles.

The HMMWV or Humvee, is a four-wheeled military motor vehicle that serves as a cargo / troop carrier, automatic weapons platform and ambulance.

Work will be carried out at the company’s facility in Indiana, US, with an estimated completion date of 31 January 2012.

The US Army Contracting Command will be the contracting activity.