Meritor Releases New Version of ProTec for Armored Vehicles

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Meritor’s ProTec features weight-efficient HMIS ranging from 9,000 to 29,000 pounds and all-wheel drive beam axles for demanding environments ranging from 8,000 to 29,000 pounds. The upgraded product was designed for light, medium and heavy tactical wheeled vehicles and armored carriers.

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Meritor® Announces Scalable Suite of ProTec™ Solutions for Tactical Vehicles

TROY, Mich., Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced availability of an expanded suite of ProTec solutions scalable for light, medium and heavy tactical wheeled vehicles and armored personnel carriers.

"Based on specific requirements for payload, performance and protection, defense contractors, law enforcement agency contractors and other third parties can now choose from a suite of proven ProTec solutions for tactical wheeled vehicles and armored personnel carriers that must operate dependably over the world's most challenging terrains," said David Damian, director, Defense for Meritor. "The suite's weight-efficient line of products offers solutions for virtually any tactical or armored wheeled vehicle application to meet the most demanding specifications."

Customers can specify a complete drivetrain solution for their applications centered on ProTec High Mobility Independent Suspensions (HMIS) and beam axles in combination with Meritor drivelines and transfer cases, or choose individual ProTec axle and suspension components.

The scalable ProTec suite's weight-efficient HMIS is built for applications requiring gross axle weight ratings (GAWR) from 9,000 to 29,000 pounds. The ProTec Series all-wheel drive beam axles deliver reliability, payload capability and ground clearance for demanding environments from 8,000 to 29,000 pounds.

"Meritor axles and HMIS platforms have been the solution of choice for the United States Army's fleet of 2.5- and 5-ton vehicles for more than 50 years − right up to the modern FMTV and MRAP vehicles," Damian said. "These solutions offer protection and mobility to our warfighters and first-responders alike."

About Meritor
Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. With more than a 100-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket customers around the world. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United States, and is made up of approximately 8,200 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 19 countries. Meritor common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR. For important information, visit the company's website at

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