WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The contract included options for 2,082 of the vehicles, with spare parts, according to the statement.
“AM General, South bend, Indiana was awarded a $372,936,476 firm-fixed-price multi-year foreign military sales contract (Afghanistan, Iraq, Kenya, Lebanon, Ukraine, Tunisia),” the statement read on Monday.
The Humvees would be built in Mishawaka, Indiana, with an estimated completion date of April 29, 2016.
The new contract came a week after Defense Secretary Ashton Carter pledged to step up military supplies to the Ukrainian government of President Petro Poroshenko which is still fighting its two breakaway secessionist provinces of Donetsk and Lugansk.
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has pledged to deliver at least 100 Humvees to Ukraine by the end of this month, liveuamap.com reported on June 25.
The Humvees are being delivered to Ukraine within the framework of non-lethal military aid promised to Poroshenko by the administration of President Barack Obama.
Funding for the aid was including in the 2016 National Defense Appropriations Act, which has been approved by both the US Senate and House of Representatives.