TROY, Mich., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- ArvinMeritor Inc. (NYSE: ARM) has
been selected by International Military and Government, LLC, a wholly owned
subsidiary of International Truck & Engine Corporation, to supply 1,200
vehicle sets of front and rear drive axles with brakes, and transfer cases,
for a new generation of armored personnel carriers for the U.S. military - the
Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle (Category 1).
ArvinMeritor's front drive steer axle, the MX-18-120HR with a new heavy-
retardation 120 axle carrier; the RS-23-160 widetrack rear drive axle; and the
MTC-4210 transfer case is a proven commercial drivetrain and all wheel drive
"The military put the MRAP vehicle project on a fast track to get this
improved and more durable vehicle into the field as soon as possible, so the
ArvinMeritor team responded with an all-out effort," said Tim Bowes,
ArvinMeritor's general manager of Specialty Products. "We are very aware of
the need to protect our troops in the field and are proud to be able to
support our customer on the MRAP."
ArvinMeritor, Inc. is a premier global supplier of a broad range of
integrated systems, modules and components to the motor vehicle industry. The
company serves light vehicle, commercial truck, trailer and specialty original
equipment manufacturers and certain aftermarkets. Headquartered in Troy,
Mich., ArvinMeritor employs approximately 19,000 people in 24 countries.
ArvinMeritor common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the
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