U.S. ARMY AWARDS OSHKOSH $36.1 MILLION FOR FAMILY OF MEDIUM TACTICAL VEHICLES (FMTV)
OSHKOSH, Wis. (September 27, 2017) — Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced today that the U.S. Army Contracting Command – Warren (ACC-WRN) has placed two additional orders for a total of 148 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) valued at more than $36 million.
“Our soldiers rely on the Oshkosh FMTV vehicle every day, at home and abroad, for both combat and relief missions,” said Pat Williams, Oshkosh Defense Vice President and General Manager of Army and Marine Corps programs. “As we’ve witnessed recently during domestic hurricane relief efforts, our service members rely on the highly capable Oshkosh FMTV to positively impact the lives of our citizens and their communities, whenever and wherever they are needed.”
Oshkosh Defense was first awarded the FMTV A1P2 requirements contract by the U.S. Army in 2009, which currently authorizes FMTV orders through August 25, 2019. Today’s announced orders were placed under Order Year 8 of the FMTV A1P2 contract, and are in addition to an order announced on September 21, 2017 for 1,065 FMTV vehicles at a value of $260.1 million.
To date, Oshkosh Defense has delivered more than 36,200 FMTV trucks and trailers. Today, the Oshkosh FMTV can be seen around the world, supporting the missions of the U.S. Army and the National Guard, as well as international allies overseas.
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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