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AADS J8 Jeep Tactical Vehicles US DoD Contract

J8 Jeep Command Vehicle version as previously ordered by the Italian Armed Forces [©AADS]

Africa Automotive Distribution Service Ltd. Gibraltar (AADS) has been awarded a $66 million US DoD contract for J8 Jeep tactical vehicles.

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US DoD Contract Notice, Arlington VA, 25 September 2023: Africa Automotive Distribution Service Ltd., Gibraltar, was awarded a $66,000,000 single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for J8 Jeep tactical vehicles.

This contract satisfies recurring requirements for Jeep J8 tactical vehicles and related equipment, spares kits, special tools, ancillary equipment including recurring, and related training and services. This equipment will fulfil the requirements for tactical transportation of counter narcotics forces in support of selected partner nations teaming with the US in counter narcotics activities. The location of performance is the US Southern Command and Central Command areas of responsibility. The work is expected to be complete by Sept. 27, 2027.

This contract was a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2022 and 2023 operation and maintenance funds in the amount of $5,000,000 are being obligated at time of award. Air Combat Command, Acquisition Management and Integration Center, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Jeep J8 with soft canopy displayed by Babcock at DSEI 2022 in the UK [© Bob Morrison]

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