AÂ TextronÂ subsidiary has secured a $66 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to provide armored personnel carriers to Iraq and Colombia.
Textron Systems Marine & Land Systems will supply each nation with 60 Commando Select APCs, of whichÂ 58 have aÂ 40/50 turret and four have a command-and-control variant, theÂ Defense Department said Monday.
Army Contracting Command will obligateÂ $65.9 million from the Army’sÂ “other procurement” funds, DoD added.
The company will perform work inÂ Slidell, Louisiana.
TheÂ Commando Select four-wheel APC can be configured to carry 10 people andÂ works to meet troop mobility, survivability and lethality requirements.