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RENK America Awarded $100 Million US Army Contract for HMPT Transmission


RENK America Awarded $100 Million US Army Contract for HMPT Transmission

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RENK America Awarded $100 Million US Army Contract for HMPT Transmission
RENK America Awarded $100 Million US Army Contract for HMPT Transmission

RENK America (RAM), a leading provider of vehicle mobility solutions, is pleased to announce the award of a significant order worth over $100 million for the HMPT transmission, contracted by the United States Army. This milestone order reaffirms RENK America’s position as a trusted partner of the US military: The US Army continues to deploy more vehicles equipped with RENK transmissions. The HMPT transmission is widely recognized for its reliability and exceptional performance in the most demanding environments. This transmission has been in production in Korea (K21) since 2009 and in the United States since 2014 with Bradley Fighting Vehicle Systems (BFVS), Paladin Integrated Management (PIM), Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) and Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS).

“RENK America is honored to continue our support of the US military. Our team remains steadfast in our commitment to providing the Army with reliable and mission-ready mobility solutions. We take immense pride in our contribution to the Army’s objectives and will continue to ensure a constant supply of spares to keep their vehicles fully operational,” said Ted Trzesniowski, CEO of RENK America.

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The HMPT 800 delivers exceptional performance in with industry-leading power density while retaining the same envelope and interfaces as the HMPT 500 Series. This lightweight package enables maneuverability and agility that will be needed for system survivability on the battlefields of the future. RENK America is currently in development on an upgrade to the HMPT, known as Project Wolverine. Wolverine is designed for 1,000 HP and retain the same interfaces as the HMPT 800. The upgrade will drive improved dash speed, efficiency, and reliable operation at 50 Tons. Wolverine adds Drive-by-Wire and High Speed Reverse to meet the requirements of new vehicles, while still maintaining the cost and logistics benefits of the HMPT in the current fleet.

Headquartered in Augsburg, Germany, RENK Group AG is a globally leading manufacturer of mission-critical drive solutions across diverse military and civil end markets. The company product portfolio includes gear units, transmissions, power-packs, hybrid propulsion systems, suspension systems, slide bearings, couplings & clutches and test systems. With this broad product portfolio RENK Group AG serves in particular customers in industries for military vehicles, naval, civil marine, and industrial applications focused on energy. In the fiscal year 2023, RENK Group AG generated revenue of EUR 926 million.

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