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Textron wins $65 million contract to supply APCs to Iraq, Colоmbia

Textron has won $65 million contract to provide variants of Commando Select Armored Personnel Carriers to Iraq and Colоmbia.

Textron has to provide 54 Commando Select APCs each along with 40/50 turret; four Commando Select APCs with 40/50 turret and command and control variant and two each Commando Select APCs to Iraq and Colоmbia, the Pentagon said in a statement Tuesday.

One bid was solicited with one received.


Work will be performed in Slidell, Louisiana, with an estimated completion date of April 4, 2016. Other procurement funds in the amount of $65,948,115 were obligated at the time of the award.

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