BAE Systems recently clinched a modification contract for manufacturing the M109A7 and M992A3 combat vehicles. Valued at $298.7 million, the contract is projected to be completed by Dec 31, 2024.
The contract has been awarded by the Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal, MI. The work related to this deal will be carried out in York, PA.
The M109A7 is the latest howitzer in the BAE Systems M109 family of vehicles. Its improved chassis structure boasts features that offer greater survivability and commonality compared with existing systems in the armored brigade combat team while reducing operational sustainability costs by replacing obsolete components.
Meanwhile, the M992A3 is built on the same framework as the M109A7. Also known as the Carrier Ammunition Tracked, this vehicle serves as a heavily armored munitions carrier. Its superstructure can carry 95 artillery rounds, powders and primers.
Considering such advanced features of these combat vehicles, BAESY may have been witnessing the surged demand for the vehicles. The latest contract win is a bright example of that.
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