Tag Archives | MRAP

ManTech Wins $45m Logistics Contract

By John Lee. ManTech Advanced Systems International has been awarded a $44,915,177 contract for logistics sustainment and support for the Mine Resistant Ambush family of vehicles in Iraq and Egypt. Work will be performed in Afghanistan, Egypt, Horn of Africa, Iraq, Kuwait, and various other locations inside and outside the continental U.S., with an estimated […]

Pentagon Expedites $17.9m Equipment for Iraq

The Defense Department has expedited $17.9 million in equipment and supplies –- some which have already been delivered –- to the Iraqi government, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren told reporters on Tuesday. Warren provided a general update on equipment and supplies authorized for delivery to the Iraqis. “This was a $17.9 million [Foreign Military […]

US Donates 250 Armoured Vehicles

By John Lee. In support of the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF), the United States has donated 250 mine-resistant, armor-protected (MRAP) vehicles to the Iraqi Government. U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, Stuart Jones, commented: “The number one threat to the Iraqi security forces are roadside bombs and vehicle-borne bombs…These MRAP vehicles provide increased ballistic and counter mine […]

US Gear from Afghan War Awaits Iraq Role

By John Lee. US News have reported on the presence of several thousand American armoured vehicles being serviced at a US base in Kuwait, in possible preparation for their movement into Iraq. The vehicles are primarily MRAPs (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles) expensive bulletproof and IED resistant trucks that became a key tool in the US […]