TITLE

Alcoa Receives Contract to Develop Military Vehicles

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Jan2006, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information related to Alcoa Inc. The company received a contract of $12.5 million from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command for the development of military vehicles. The contract includes making of lightweight aluminum structures for military ground combat and tactical vehicles. It is believed that the metal aluminum has the potential to contribute to vehicle transformation by reducing weight and enhancing structural integrity. The company is also reported to have bought 30 percent interest in Alcoa Closure Systems International Co. Ltd.
ACCESSION #
19780362

 

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