The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) has awarded Freightliner LLC a seven-year contract to build almost 3,400 vehicles. Under terms of the agreement, Freightliner will provide TACOM with M915A3 line haul tractors, M916A3 light equipment transporters and M917A2 dump trucks, as well as training, logistics provisioning support and interactive electronic technical manuals. The contract is valued at just under $400 million; production begins in 2001.