TRAVERSE CITY, MI — DaimlerChrysler Corp. and Ford Motor Co. are competing for the Army's new Light Tactical Wheeled Vehicle (LTWV) contract with versions of their production commercial pickups. Both COMBATT (Commercially Based Tactical Truck) vehicles roll off the same assembly lines as their civilian brothers, the Ford F-350 and Dodge Ram 2500, but each get military treatment upon enlistment, donning flat olive drab paint and an assortment of suspension upgrades and electronics ...
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