U.S. Army’s M10 Booker Program in Production with Allison Transmission
The Army’s Armored Combat Vehicle reaches second phase of low-rate production with Allison’s 3040 MX™ cross-drive transmission.
INDIANAPOLIS, September 6, 2023 – Allison Transmission, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions for commercial and defense vehicles, has been awarded a contract worth approximately $13 million
for the second phase of the U.S. Army’s Low-Rate Initial Production contract for the newly named M10 Booker Combat Vehicle, formerly known as Mobile Protected Firepower. Designed to increase the combat power of the Army’s Infantry Brigade Combat Teams,
the M10 Booker is one of the U.S. Army’s leading modernization initiatives.
“Allison is thrilled to continue working with General Dynamics as we ramp into higher production volumes of the 3040 MX™ transmission,” said Dana Pittard, Vice President, Defense Programs, Allison Transmission. “One of Allison’s competitive advantages
is having a business model that supports low volume programs, particularly in our Off-Highway and Defense end markets. We have the ability to provide our customers with propulsion solutions that deliver high reliability and powerful performance to
meet the decades long, demanding lifecycle of armored combat vehicles.”
The U.S. Army is expected to purchase more than 500 MPF vehicles through 2035 representing approximately $250 million in revenue for Allison’s Defense end market.
Allison is committed to innovation and offering products that meet both current and future battlefield requirements. The 3040 MX transmission is just one of Allison’s family of cross-drive propulsion solutions that reap the benefits of applied innovation
as a result of the company’s experience in commercial vehicle markets and fills the medium weight gap in our cross-drive product portfolio.
The 3040 MX and Allison eGen Force™ join a portfolio with the venerable X1100 used in the Abrams Main Battle tank and the X200 used in light combat vehicles worldwide.
Manufactured by Allison’s highly skilled workforce on the campus of the company’s global headquarters in Indianapolis, variants of the X200 Series™, X1100 Series™, 2000 SP Series™, 3000 SP Series™, 4000 SP Series™, and the newly
developed eGen Force are additional defense product offerings anchored around Allison’s core pillars of operational excellence applied throughout the organization.
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Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) is a leading designer and manufacturer of vehicle propulsion solutions for commercial and defense vehicles, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, and a leader in electrified
propulsion systems that Improve the Way the World Works. Allison products are used in a wide variety of applications, including on-highway trucks (distribution, refuse, construction, fire and emergency), buses (school, transit and coach),
motorhomes, off-highway vehicles and equipment (energy, mining and construction applications) and defense vehicles (tactical wheeled and tracked). Founded in 1915, the company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. With a presence in more
than 150 countries, Allison has regional headquarters in the Netherlands, China and Brazil, manufacturing facilities in the USA, Hungary and India, as well as global engineering resources, including electrification engineering centers in Indianapolis,
Indiana, Auburn Hills, Michigan and London in the United Kingdom. Allison also has approximately 1,600 independent distributor and dealer locations worldwide. For more information, visit allisontransmission.com.
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