Oshkosh Defense Awarded $26 Million Delivery Order for U.S. Army Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles
August 14, 2009 |
OSHKOSH, Wis. — Aug. 14, 2009 — Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), has been awarded a delivery order from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM LCMC) for more than 100 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT) A2s. The vehicles will be configured with Common Bridge Transporter (CBT) equipment. The Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles (FHTV) delivery order is worth more than $26 million.
The HEMTT A2 CBT is an integral part of the U.S. Army’s Multi-Role Bridge Company. It is designed to support the Engineer Corps in transporting all bridging assets to include ribbon, improved ribbon and heavy dry support bridges as well as bridge erection boats. The CBT is equipped with a load handling system, allowing soldiers to be where they need to be with what they need.
The Oshkosh HEMTT’s 13-ton payload and off-road capabilities make it the backbone for the U.S. Army’s logistics fleet. Since its introduction in 1985, the HEMTT has helped keep the Army on the move during major conflicts such as Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom.
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™, 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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