DoD inks $800M contract with Caterpillar

Friday - 5/25/2012, 8:41am EDT

The Defense Department sealed the deal on what could be a nearly $800 million equipment contract. The Defense Logistics Agency signed the papers with Caterpillar for commercial type construction equipment.

The fixed-price contract would benefit all four DoD military branches. Caterpillar will perform the work in a number of states and overseas, in places like England, Belgium and Ireland. The contract runs through Spring of 2017.

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