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L-3 receives contract for Bradley, MLRS transmissions

L-3 receives contract for Bradley, MLRS transmissions

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Sept. 25 (UPI) -- L-3 Communications has received a $ 43 million contract for transmissions for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle and Multiple Launch Rocket Systems. The contract provides for 184 Hydro Mechanically Propelled Transmissions for both the Bradley and MLRS, as well as associated parts, the Department of Defense said Monday in announcing the award. Work will be performed in Muskegon, Mich., with an estimated completion date of May 2020. Army fiscal 2017 and 2018 procurement funds in the amount of $ 43 million were obligated at the time of award. The M2 Bradley is the primary tracked armored infantry fighting vehicle of the U.S. Army and has been produced in many variants such as the M3 Cavalry Fighting Vehicle. Standard models have a crew of three plus up to six fully equipped troo...