HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As customers around the globe continue to seek out the readiness, reliability and affordability only offered through the HMMWV family of Light Tactical Vehicles, AM General will have representatives on hand at the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) Global Force Symposium & Exposition, Mar. 15 - 17, Booth 510, at the Von Braun Convention Center, Huntsville, Ala., to listen and work with customers to help solve their critical force readiness needs.
"The AUSA Global Force Symposium & Expo is the perfect venue to demonstrate AM General's priorities of being agile, flexible and innovative --- able to adapt and be in lock-step with the priorities outlined by our customers," said AM General President and CEO, Andy Hove. "Our focus is to assure vehicle readiness for our customers today."
AM General continues to fully support readiness of the HMMWV, and its world-class team is developing innovative Light Tactical Vehicle solutions to be ready for its customer's future operational needs. These efforts support not only the U.S. military but the global HMMWV fleet and services in more than 58 countries.
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Light Tactical Vehicle Modernization: With approximately 230,000 HMMWVs currently fulfilling the role as the backbone of tactical missions around the world, AM General plays a vital role in listening to its customers, understanding their unique requirements and offering innovative and affordable solutions to ensure these vehicles remain mission ready. One prime example of this is the first of its kind, highly successful public-private partnership between the National Guard Bureau, AM General and Red River Army Depot, which provides affordable, upgraded and enhanced capability HMMWVs to significantly improve readiness of National Guard units nationwide.
Services Parts and Logistics Operations (SPLO): AM General's logistics representatives will also be in the booth to provide information about the company's award-winning, worldwide supply chain management, field service support, dealer and technician training, advanced driver training, and warranty support. AM General has shipped millions of Original Equipment Manufacturer parts and components worldwide for HMMWV fleets in 21 nations in addition to U.S. armed forces. Additionally, AM General has provided specialized instruction to thousands of international students from 12 countries and has deployed field service representatives to 23 countries.
About AM General
AM General designs, engineers, manufactures, supplies and supports specialized vehicles for military and commercial customers worldwide. Through its military business, the company is widely recognized as the world leader in design, engineer, manufacture and support of Light Tactical Vehicles, having produced and sustained more than 300,000 vehicles in over 60 countries. Its growing Commercial business includes its wholly owned subsidiary, Mobility Ventures, designer and manufacturer of the acclaimed MV-1, the only American made vehicle specifically engineered from the ground up in support of wheelchair users and people with disabilities. AM General is also proud to have been selected by Mercedes-Benz to be its only contract manufacturer in the United States, producing the R-Class vehicle in Mishawaka, Indiana. AM General has more than five decades of experience meeting the changing needs of the defense and automotive industries, supported by its employees at major facilities in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio, and a strong supplier base that stretches across 43 states. Please see more information about AM General at www.amgeneral.com.
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