The U.S. Department of Defense has boosted a major contract with South Bend-based AM General LLC. The original $245 million deal, announced in December, has been increased by $16 million. It involves manufacturing over 2,000 humvees for the Iraqi government. May 29, 2015
AM General, South Bend, Indiana, was awarded a $16,569,379 modification (P00003) to foreign military sales contract W56HZV-15-C-0061 for 150 M1152 high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles (HMWMVs) and contractor spare parts for the government of Iraq. Work will be performed in Mishawaka, Indiana, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2015. Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $16,569,379 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.