On 17th March 2016, ST Kinetics, the land systems arm of ST Engineering announces that they have been awarded the contract for 13 prototypes of the amphibious combat vehicle Terrex 2 by the US Marine Corps. The 13 Terrex 2 prototypes would be tested next year.
The contract that was awarded to ST Engineering (STE) and partner Science Applications International Corp (SAIC) was worth US$121.5 million. If the US Marines select the Terrex 2, a further contract will be awarded for the building of another 204 vehicles at an average procurement price of up to US$6.5 million per vehicle (Total worth US$1.3 billion)
During the tenders for the US Marines contract, ST Engineering and BAE Systems are the two firms selected to build prototypes. BAE Systems was awarded a smaller US$103.8m contract for the SuperAV vehicles.