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We are Oshkosh Defense

At Oshkosh Defense, we stand behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. As a tactical vehicle manufacturer, every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers’ ever-changing needs with next-generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions and return home safely.

Our Focus

Oshkosh Defense is a global leader in the design, production and sustainment of best-in-class military vehicles and mobility systems. As a pioneer of combat-ready vehicle solutions, Oshkosh develops and applies emerging technologies that advance troop safety and mission success. Setting the industry standard for sustaining fleet readiness, Oshkosh ensures every solution is supported worldwide throughout its entire life cycle.

Our Duty

It is an honor and privilege to serve the men and women who risk their lives for the mission. Every innovation, product and service developed at Oshkosh is designed to help troops complete their missions successfully. We go to great lengths to understand our customers’ needs for today and tomorrow. Through research and collaboration with our customers, we harness our engineering expertise to redefine the limits of tactical vehicle performance – continuously advancing off-road mobility, survivability, power generation and fuel economy.

At Oshkosh, quality and customer satisfaction are codes that govern our commitment to exceeding customer expectations through continuous improvement by: 

  • Establishing quality objectives according to our strategic direction.
  • Putting the customer first.
  • Continually improving customer supporting systems.
  • Understanding and serving every customer’s distinct needs.

Our Commitment

Since 1917, Oshkosh Corporation has been a pioneer in military vehicles, systems and technologies. In that time, we have delivered and sustained more than 190,000 tactical wheeled vehicles to our customers in more than 20 countries. Every Oshkosh Defense vehicle is designed to support and protect the men and women who depend on it. Our team is comprised of approximately 5,000 team members, including hundreds who have served or are currently serving in the military, and more with family members and friends currently serving. We are inspired by those who serve, committed to them and driven to provide them with our very best.

Oshkosh Defense truck from 1920 driving through mud

Oshkosh Corporation has a long-standing history of charitable giving and Oshkosh Defense is proud to support programs that assist members of the armed forces and their families, both in the field and when they return home. We partner with organizations such as Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), Fisher House, Move United (formerly Disabled Sports USA: Warfighter Sports), Old Glory Honor Flight, Military Child Education Coalition and many more.

Service member returns home to her family.

Oshkosh Corporation is a global company. We operate in many countries and interact with cultures where laws and principles of business vary. While we celebrate cultural diversity and recognize that laws may differ, our ethical standards do not change. Oshkosh Corporation has followed an ethical course through its long and successful history. Learn more about Oshkosh Corporation’s Global Ethics and Compliance.

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