May 5, 2016
Oshkosh platform is the battle-proven MRAP platform that sets the standard for off-road mobility and protection for armed forces around the world
OSHKOSH, Wis., (May 5, 2016) — Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, is offering five Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) variants to meet a full range of mission requirements for armed forces around the world.
Collectively, the battle-proven M-ATV Family of Vehicles offers the best combination of protection and off-road mobility performance for peacekeeping, internal security, border security, special forces, counterinsurgency and conventional military operations. The M-ATV Family of Vehicles includes:
- M-ATV Special Forces
- M-ATV Assault
- M-ATV Engineer
- M-ATV Command
- M-ATV Utility
“Whether soldiers are mobilized for large force-on-force wars, unconventional conflicts, or routine security operations, militaries require tactical vehicles that will allow them to carry out their mission in any environment, climate or threat level,” said Bill Mooney, regional vice president of Middle East and North Africa for Oshkosh Defense. “The common fleet of the Oshkosh M-ATV Family of Vehicles optimizes fleet readiness and maintainability while providing versatility for even more mission capabilities.”
The global M-ATV platform achieves industry leading off-road performance with the Oshkosh TAK-4® independent suspension system. The TAK-4® independent suspension system delivers exceptional mobility in places where off-road terrain and unpaved roads dominate the landscape. The latest generation Oshkosh M-ATV provides response, improved ride quality, and support capabilities to soldiers for a range of offensive and defensive missions across a wide range of environments.
Oshkosh Defense combines the latest technologies to develop an advanced Core1080™ crew protection system, to achieve proven best-in-class performance and protection. From blast mitigation, advanced suspensions and drivetrains, integrated C4ISR and beyond – the Oshkosh Core1080™ comprehensive approach increases survivability and gives soldiers the confidence they need as they complete their missions outside the wire.
To date, Oshkosh Defense has received orders for nearly 10,000 M-ATVs from the U.S. military and Middle East armed forces.
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
Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of 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®. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide by rental companies, concrete placement and refuse collection businesses, fire & emergency departments, municipal and airport services and defense forces, where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. For more information, please visit www.oshkoshcorporation.com.
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