Navistar Defense LLC has been awarded a firm-fixed-price Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract, worth $24.5 million, from the U.S. Army Contracting Command (ACC) to supply medium tactical vehicles to Somalia.
The contract is for two commercial MTV variants – the 6×6 General Transport Truck and the 6×6 Wrecker Vehicle Recovery Truck – and spare parts.
The International 7000-MV is a family of 6×6 medium tactical vehicles based on Navistar International’s WorkStar truck chassis and produced by Navistar Defense. All variants of the truck are powered by the same International MaxxForce D7.6 heavy-duty turbocharged diesel engine delivering up to 330 HP and 950 lb-ft of torque.
The 7000-MV trucks are being used in Iraq and Afghanistan as a general troop transporter; wrecker; water tanker; petroleum, oil and lubricant vehicle; and hazardous material truck.
International 7000-MV GTT
The International 7000-MV GTT (General Transport Truck) is ideal for off-road missions as a hauler of heavy-duty material or converted to a heavily armored personnel carrier.
The 7000-MV GTT offers a 5-ton off-road capacity and a weapon station that can handle up to .5 caliber weapons. The GTT has removable seating to transport up to 20 soldiers or cargo – including ISO containers.
International 7000-MV Recovery Vehicle
International 7000-MV Recovery Vehicle is the recovery vehicle variant of the versatile 7000-MV platform. This rugged off-road truck is equipped with a crane for vehicle recovery and lifting heavy equipment.