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Cargotec receives a significant order for specialized load handling equipment in the USA


Cargotec's Hiab business area has received a significant order to deliver a total of 292 HIAB loader cranes to BAE Systems Inc. in the USA.

Delivery of the equipment will start during the first quarter of 2009, with most of the deliveries taking place during 2009. The end user of the equipment is the US Army.

The new crane type HIAB 222ATF-1 is specifically designed for the US Army's Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) wrecker vehicles. It represents the most modern load handling technology for military use in extreme operating conditions.

BAE Systems is the premier global defense and aerospace company delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, information technology solutions and customer support services.

Further information is available from:

Mikael Anthoni
Senior Vice President, Defence Business Development, Cargotec
tel. +358 (0)204 55 4401, mobile +358 (0)40 700 5367
e-mail Mikael.anthoni(at)cargotec.comĀ 

Jenni Schumacher, Communications Manager, Cargotec
tel. +358 (0)204 55 4904
e-mail Jenni.schumacher(at)cargotec.com

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