The Defense Department has not yet released the identities of the Americans who were killed, but Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer told lawmakers Tuesday that they were Marines.
The three wounded service members were evacuated and are receiving medical care, the Pentagon said. "The contractor, an Afghan citizen, was initially treated along with other injured civilians, later identified as a contractor and treated at Bagram Airfield". The explosion occurred near Bagram air base, 50km (31 miles) north of the capital Kabul.
There are now around 14,000 US troops deployed to Afghanistan. In November, a roadside bomb blast killed three US service members near the central Afghan city of Ghazni.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack on Twitter, calling it a suicide bombing on a USA armored vehicle.
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The vehicle bomb targeted a convoy of coalition soldiers, he told AFP. "They volunteered to protect their country", Gen. Scott Miller, who heads US and foreign forces in Afghanistan, said in a statement.
The Taliban have continued to carry out daily attacks on Afghan security forces despite holding several rounds of peace talks with the United States in recent months.
The Taliban has until now refused to meet with the Kabul government, accusing it of being a puppet regime.
Monday marked the first loss of life for U.S. forces in Afghanistan since two U.S. Army soldiers were killed late last month.