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Next-generation solutions for mobility, reliability, and lethality.

Oshkosh Defense is a full-service partner throughout the entirety of the product lifecycle – from purchase, to maintenance, training, and everything in between.

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Designing the future of delivery and fleet vehicles.

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Innovating solutions to solve complex problems in the military and delivery vehicle markets

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Enabling those who dedicate their lives to service to accomplish their mission and return home safely.

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Oshkosh Defense Patents

Patents represent innovation, and the Oshkosh team is consistently delivering innovative solutions and military platforms. Oshkosh holds patents for vehicle frames, suspension, blast mat configuration, electric vehicle configuration, overall vehicle configuration, and more. At our Global Technology Center at our headquarters in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, more than 1,000 of the greatest engineering minds in the defense and electric vehicle industries collaborate to develop innovative solutions.

Patented technology & configurations

The Oshkosh Defense team consistently delivers innovative military platforms and electric vehicle technologies, as shown by the more than 260 patents under our belt. 

The more than 115 patents and pending applications for the Oshkosh Defense JLTV, eJLTV, and related technologies underscores Oshkosh’s unique ability to deliver innovative solutions that meet the needs of our customers and advance technology for tactical wheeled vehicles. 



Oshkosh has more than 125 patents and applications on the JLTV family of vehicles and related technologies alone.

The Oshkosh Defense JLTV General Purpose (GP) platform accommodates over 100 different mission package configurations — a testament to the scalability and flexibility of the vehicle. 

The stylish and distinctive A-Frame emblem, grille, headlight shape, and hood design of the Oshkosh JLTV are covered by more than a dozen design patents and pending applications.

The iconic A-Frame emblem and the unique body styling help make the Oshkosh JLTV an instantly recognizable world-class light tactical vehicle with a cutting-edge look to match its cutting-edge innovation.

The innovative TAK-4i™ independent suspension on the Oshkosh JLTV has more than 25 patents and applications. It provides the JLTV with the protection, mobility, and payload capacity to effectively complete demanding missions.

This patented suspension delivers next-generation mobility with world-class maneuverability, performance, and durability. It offers outstanding ride quality to achieve higher speeds across harsh terrain.