The US Army Contracting Command has awarded a $356.21m contract modification to AM General for the delivery of 1,259 M1151A1B1s and 414 M1152A1B2 (high-mobility multi-purpose wheeled vehicles) HMMWVs.

Scheduled for delivery in July 2017, the vehicles will be used to support Afghan security forces.

Herndon Products has been awarded a $108m contract by US Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support to provide industrial hardware for the army’s aviation maintenance efforts, through July 2020.

The contract has a four-year base period and two three-year options.

The US Army has awarded a $58.11m-worth modification contract to Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control for the Patriot system missile segment enhancement programme.

"Lockheed Martin will improve its Patriot missile systems in Qatar and Saudi Arabia until June 2019."

Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will improve its Patriot missile systems in Qatar and Saudi Arabia until June 2019.

Bravura Information Technology Systems has secured a contract to provide support for the US Army’s persistent surveillance systems-tethered aerostat programme through July 2020.

Valued at $305.74m, the contract has been awarded by the US Army Contracting Command.

Vectrus Systems Corporation has been awarded a $46.42m contract by the US Army Contracting Command to provide Army Prepositioned Stocks-5 logistics support for the 401st Army field support battalion in southwest Asia.

The award is a modification to a previously awarded contract, and is expected to be completed by February 2017.

Image: AM General has been contracted to deliver 1,259 M1151A1B1 vehicles for Afghanistan. Photo: courtesy of Mr. Todd Spencer