CASE to sell skid steers and tracked machines to Military

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by ksss, May 19, 2007.

  1. ksss

    ksss LawnSite Fanatic
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  2. dozerman21

    dozerman21 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Sweet! That looks like a win-win for Case and the military. .:usflag: :weightlifter: :usflag:
  3. wanabe

    wanabe LawnSite Senior Member
    from So. IL
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    My question is why do they all come with hydraulic hammers? Looks like they just bought 3,400 hammers! On the + side, there will probably be some cheep gov. surplus hammers in a few years!
  4. Swampy

    Swampy LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Huh thats funny we just got 8 Bobcats with GP bucket, forks, and augur's. Our TOE for equipment is CAT rollers, dozers, and scrapers. Deere excavators, and graders. Case loaders. Bobcat Skid sters. International dump trucks, and low boys. Oshkosh MTBR 7 tons, AM General 5 tons, and forgot who makes the Deuce and a half. But I do know most of it is getting sold off and replaced.

    But the funny thing is they lost the loader contract (to CAT) with the Marines and resigned their contract with the Army
  5. Tigerotor77W

    Tigerotor77W LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Germany
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    What loader contract to Cat?
  6. salopez

    salopez LawnSite Senior Member
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    I thought John Deere got the wheel loader contract?
  7. jt5019

    jt5019 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Thats what i read
  8. Fieldman12

    Fieldman12 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I read this a few weeks ago on the Case website.
  9. YellowDogSVC

    YellowDogSVC LawnSite Gold Member
    from TX
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    Thank you for your service! :usflag:
  10. Swampy

    Swampy LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Your right I was wrong Deere got the Corps contract.

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