OSHKOSH SHOWCASES P-19R AND JLTV AT MODERN DAY MARINE 2017
OSHKOSH, Wis. (September 19, 2017) — Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, will feature the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) and P-19R Aircraft Rescue Firefighting (ARFF) at this year’s Modern Day Marine military expo, September 19-21 at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia.
The Oshkosh JLTV on display at Modern Day Marine is outfitted with a Boeing Compact Laser Weapon System (CLWS) and a Kongsberg M230LF Remote Weapon Station (RWS) to demonstrate the vehicle’s ability to support multiple lethality requirements for its many possible mission profiles.
The JLTV program is currently in Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) and remains on-schedule, on-budget and is completing reliability and performance test activities as well as logistics supportability evaluations around the country. The program anticipates a Full Rate Production decision in FY19, with the first Army unit equipped by mid-FY19 and both Army and Marine Corps Initial Operating Capability (IOC) in early FY20.
The P-19R on display at the show is a representation of the vehicles that began fielding in June earlier this year. The vehicle platform combines the combat-proven Oshkosh Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR) and the technologically advanced Striker firefighting systems from Oshkosh Airport Products. Oshkosh began fielding the first P-19Rs in June of 2017 and in total, Oshkosh will deliver 164 P-19Rs through 2019.
To see the vehicles close up and speak to the experts to learn more, visit the Oshkosh Defense booth, #2502.
About Oshkosh Defense
Oshkosh Defense is a leading provider of tactical wheeled vehicles and life cycle sustainment services. For decades Oshkosh has been mobilizing military and security forces around the globe by offering a full portfolio of heavy, medium, light and highly protected military vehicles to support our customers’ missions. In addition, Oshkosh offers advanced technologies and vehicle components such as TAK-4® independent suspension systems, TerraMax® unmanned ground vehicle solutions, Command Zone™ integrated control and diagnostics system, and ProPulse® diesel electric and on-board vehicle power solutions, to provide our customers with a technical edge as they fulfill their missions. Every Oshkosh vehicle is backed by a team of defense industry experts and complete range of sustainment and training services to optimize fleet readiness and performance. Oshkosh Defense, LLC is an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE: OSK].
To learn more about Oshkosh Defense, please visit us at www.oshkoshdefense.com.
About Oshkosh Corporation
Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation is celebrating 100 years of business and making a difference in people’s lives in 2017. Oshkosh is a global leader in designing and manufacturing a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency, military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Since the Company’s humble beginnings, Oshkosh has grown in size and global footprint. Today, Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries and are recognized around the world for quality, durability and innovation. Oshkosh Corporation is a different integrated global industrial committed to making a difference for customers, shareholders, our communities and the environment. For more information, please visit www.oshkoshcorporation.com.
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