Hendrickson, a Boler Company, and AxleTech International, a General Dynamics company, announced they have received a production award from Navistar Defense, LLC for independent suspension systems on 1,050 new International MaxxPro Dash vehicles.
Production will be based at the AxleTech flagship operation in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Work is expected to begin immediately.
This Independent Suspension Axle System (ISAS) enhances the MaxxPro vehicle's mobility and maneuverability to enable improved performance in the rough terrain of Afghanistan.
Doug Sanford, vice president and general manager of Hendrickson’s Truck Systems Group, said, “The Hendrickson and AxleTech team have come together to provide a complete independent suspension system solution that is suitable for new production or field retrofit. Hendrickson’s chassis integration experience, vehicle dynamics expertise, and history of heavy-duty suspension design coupled with AxleTech’s unparalleled planetary drive train technology offer the MaxxPro Dash unsurpassed off-road mobility, reliability and vehicle performance.”