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Navistar Statement on FMTV Ruling


WARRENVILLE, Ill., Dec 14, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Navistar Defense, LLC was informed today that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) sustained its protest of the Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command's (TACOM) award of the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) program.

In response to the ruling, Navistar released the following statement from Archie Massicotte, president, Navistar Defense:

"We appreciate the time and effort the GAO invested in the review of the FMTV solicitation process," said Archie Massicotte, president, Navistar Defense. "We welcome today's ruling and we will wait for further direction from the Army regarding what may be required of us moving forward."

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International(R) brand commercial and military trucks, MaxxForce(R) brand diesel engines, IC Bus(TM) brand school and commercial buses, Monaco RV brands of recreational vehicles, and Workhorse(R) brand chassis for motor homes and step vans. It also is a private-label designer and manufacturer of diesel engines for the pickup truck, van and SUV markets. The company also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at

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