Oshkosh Defense Awarded Delivery Order to Supply HEMTT A4s to U.S. Army Reserve
OSHKOSH, Wis. — June 25, 2009 — Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), has been awarded a delivery order from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) to supply more than 30 next-generation Oshkosh® Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks (HEMTT) to the U.S. Army Reserve.
The delivery order, issued under the Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles (FHTV) contract, is valued at more than $9 million. The variant that will be produced under the delivery order is the M1120A4 Load Handling System (LHS).
This next-generation HEMTT A4 incorporates a fully air-conditioned and armor-ready cab, more powerful drivetrain, improved suspension, safety improvements, and other enhancements. The vehicles are long term armor strategy (LTAS) compliant and come off the assembly line fitted with upgraded suspensions and integral (“A” kit) armor. They also will be ready to receive an add-on (“B” kit) armor appliqué that can be quickly and easily installed in the field. The HEMTT’s 13-ton payload capacity and off-road capabilities make it the backbone of the U.S. Army’s logistics fleet.
About Oshkosh Defense
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, is an industry-leading global designer and manufacturer of tactical military trucks and armored wheeled vehicles, delivering a full product line of conventional and hybrid vehicles, advanced armor options, proprietary suspensions and vehicles with payloads that can exceed 70 tons. Oshkosh Defense provides a global service and supply network including full life-cycle support and remanufacturing, and its vehicles are recognized the world over for superior performance, reliability and protection. For more information, visit www.oshkoshdefense.com.
About Oshkosh Corporation
Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corp. manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Medtec®, Jerr-Dan®, BAI®, Oshkosh Specialty Vehicles, Frontline™, SMIT™, Geesink™, Norba™, Kiggen™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide in businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. For more information, log on to www.oshkoshcorporation.com.
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