Oshkosh Defense Awarded $11 Million Delivery Order for Logistics Vehicle System Replacements
April 24, 2009 |
OSHKOSH, Wis. — April 24, 2009 — Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), has received a delivery order from the Marine Corps System Command (MARCORSYSCOM) for 30 Logistics Vehicle System Replacements (LVSR).
The delivery order is worth more than $11 million. The LVSR variant produced under this delivery order will be the cargo truck. The delivery order was issued under an existing Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity contract with MARCORSYSCOM awarded to Oshkosh in 2006 for up to 1,700 LVSRs.
The Oshkosh LVSR will be used by the U.S. Marine Corps for the on- and off-road transportation of heavy payloads, such as munitions, fuel, water and heavy equipment. The vehicle is equipped with Oshkosh’s patented TAK-4® independent suspension system for superior off-road mobility in the most severe environments. The LVSR comes in three variants – cargo, wrecker and fifth-wheel – and features an on-road payload capacity of 22.5 tons and an off-road payload capacity of 16.5 tons.
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.