ALLENTOWN, Penn. – Mack Defense announced today that it has been awarded two contracts by the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada on behalf of the Department of National Defense to deliver more than 1,500 8×8 trucks for the Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) Standard Military Pattern (SMP) program and to provide five years of In-Service Support (ISS) for the SMP fleet operating in Canada and throughout the world.
Mack Defense said it would also provide 300 trailers and 150 Armour Protection Systems as part of the two contracts that are valued at $725 million CAD.
Deliveries will begin in the summer of 2017 and are expected to be complete in the fall of 2018.
“We are extremely proud that the Canadian government has chosen Mack Defense to provide the Canadian Armed Forces with our MSVS SMP solution,” said Ryan Werling, president of Mack Defense. “Mack has supplied the Canadian Armed Forces with trucks since World War II and we are honored to continue to support Canada’s domestic and international missions for years to come.”
Mack Defense will work with key strategic Canadian partners including Volvo Group sister company Prevost; Dumur Industries Ltd; EODC, Inc.; and Link Suspensions of Canada (Raydan Division).