Allison Providing Upgraded Propulsion System to Dept. of Defense

Allison will provide its X200 transmissions for use in the U.S. Army's M113 Armored Personnel Carrier family of vehicles.

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Allison Transmission is partnering with the U.S. Army’s Tank-automotive & Armaments Command (TACOM) to provide the Allison X200-4A propulsion solution for the M113 Armored Personnel Carrier family of vehicles. 

The upgraded Allison X200 provides superior propulsion for the United States Army’s tracked vehicles. The X200-4A is a cross-drive transmission featuring a hydraulic torque converter in combination with a range planetary package for propulsion, differential steering and integral hydraulic brakes. The upgraded Allison X200.The upgraded Allison X200.

The M113 remains the Army’s single largest armored vehicle fleet with nearly 5,000 vehicles across the Active and Reserve Components. These vehicles provide armored brigades critical capability in medical, combat engineering, command and control, and indirect fire. Allison Transmission anticipates providing the Army with more than 300 transmissions through 2021 to support the Army’s mission of improving combat readiness.

“We are pleased to partner with the Department of Defense again to meet the stringent demands of military fleets worldwide,” says Dana Pittard, Vice President for Defense Programs at Allison Transmission. “Servicemen and women can rely on the superior construction and durability of the X200 transmission for today’s training and tomorrow’s operation.”