The US Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded an order for 492 vehicles to Navistar Defense to support security and rebuilding efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Under the delivery order, Navistar will provide several variants based on the International 7000-MV, or WorkStar, platform.

The company will also provide general troop transport vehicles, buses, fuel tankers, water trucks and wreckers as additional orders under four existing contracts.

Work will be carried out at the company’s facilities in Oklahoma, Texas and Mississippi, US, with deliveries scheduled to begin in December 2010.