The US Army awards BAE Systems a $245 million contract for AMPV supplies

BAE Systems Land & Armaments, York, Pennsylvania, was awarded a $245,645,904 cost-no-fee, cost-sharing contract for the procurement of early order material in support of Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV). AMPV is a sub-project of the Next Generation Combat Vehicle program. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in York, Pennsylvania, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2024. Fiscal 2022 and 2023 weapons and tracked combat vehicle procurement, Army funds in the amount of $245,645,904 were obligated at the time of the award. US Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

The Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) is a U.S. Army program to replace the M113 armored personnel carrier and family of vehicles. In 2014, the U.S. Army selected BAE Systems’ proposal of a turretless variant of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle to replace over 2,800 M113s in service. As of 2013, five variants of the AMPV are planned: M1283 General Purpose (522 planned), M1284 Medical Evacuation Vehicle (790 planned), M1285 Medical Treatment Vehicle (216 planned), M1286 Mission Command (993 planned), and M1287 Mortar Carrier Vehicle (386 planned). The first AMPV prototype was rolled out in December 2016, and the first production vehicles began rolling out in September 2020.

The Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) is a U.S. Army program to replace the M113 armored personnel carrier and family of vehicles. In 2014, the U.S. Army selected BAE Systems’ proposal of a turretless variant of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle to replace over 2,800 M113s in service. As of 2013, five variants of the AMPV are planned: M1283 General Purpose (522 planned), M1284 Medical Evacuation Vehicle (790 planned), M1285 Medical Treatment Vehicle (216 planned), M1286 Mission Command (993 planned), and M1287 Mortar Carrier Vehicle (386 planned). The first AMPV prototype was rolled out in December 2016, and the first production vehicles began rolling out in September 2020.

The Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) have nearly 80% more interior volume than the M113, and significantly more power, survivability, and maneuverability. The cooling and electrical systems are also significantly more robust to accommodate both existing and future upgrades.

It boasts the same powertrain and suspension system as the Bradley and M109A7 self-propelled howitzer, which eases maintenance and logistics challenges for all three vehicles in the field. YPG has the range space to conduct live function fire tests of the vehicle utilizes this capability as part of the AMPV testing to test the vehicle’s 7.62 mm and 12.7 mm machine guns.

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