Army Awards Contracts to FMTV Competitors

By Dan Dupont / April 24, 2001 at 5:00 AM
The Army today awarded contracts to two truck makers vying for a winner-take-all Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles production deal expected to be worth as much as $2 billion. The two companies -- current FMTV maker Stewart & Stevenson and Oshkosh Truck Corp. -- are competing under a competitive "re-buy" program instituted by the service after Congress shot down its plan to qualify a second source to compete against Stewart & Stevenson for future buys. Instead, one truck maker will...

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