ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has signed a contract worth $35 with a US manufacturer, Navistar Defencea, $35 million to produce 40 mine-resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) MaxxPro Dash DXM vehicles for it, IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly reported on Wednesday. The US Department of Defence (DoD) made the deal public in a statement issued on February 16. Awarded under a US Foreign Military Sales contract, the deal also includes various support items, contr actor logistics, and technical support services, the weekly journal reported. The project will be completed by October 2018. Work on the project will take place in West Point, Mississippi, and Pakistan. Contract bids were solicited via the internet, with Navistar Defence’s the only one received.