JLTV Patents

Patented Technology and Configurations

Patents represent innovation, and the Oshkosh team is consistently delivering innovative military platforms.  The Oshkosh JLTV is the go-anywhere, do-anything light tactical vehicle.  From its TAK-4iTM intelligent independent suspension system to scalable levels of protection and complete plug and play C4ISR capability, the JLTV has industry leading technology and performance.  Explore this page to learn more about the innovations related to the Oshkosh JLTV patent family.


Oshkosh has more than 125 patents and applications on the JLTV family of vehicles and related technologies.

The Oshkosh Defense JLTV General Purpose (GP) platform accommodates over 100 different mission package configurations – a testament to the scalability and flexibility of the vehicle. No other light vehicle is as uniquely suited for mission adaptability in the field, with the ability to accept additional armor without compromising mobility or transportability. 


The stylish and distinctive A-Frame emblem, grille, headlight shape, and hood design of the Oshkosh JLTV are covered by more than a dozen design patents and pending applications.

The iconic A-Frame emblem and the unique body styling help make the Oshkosh JLTV an instantly recognizable world-class light tactical vehicle that features a cutting-edge look to match its cutting-edge innovation.


The innovative TAK-4iTM independent suspension on the Oshkosh JLTV is protected by more than 25 patents and applications and provides the JLTV with the protection, mobility, and payload capacity to effectively complete demanding missions.

This suspension has demonstrated its capabilities on the Oshkosh JLTV, delivering next-generation mobility that provides world-class maneuverability, performance, and durability. It delivers outstanding ride quality to achieve higher speeds across harsh terrain.

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