Oshkosh Defense® JLTV Heavy Guns Carrier (HGC)

Protected mobility with power beyond the wire.

Optimized configuration for efficient weapon system operation. Extreme payload to haul mission cargo. Maximum protection to get personnel to the mission and back. The Oshkosh Defense® Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) Heavy Guns Carrier (HGC) is designed for never-before-achieved speed, power and protected mobility outside the wire.

Featuring the unrivaled TAK-4i™ intelligent independent suspension system*, scalable levels of protection and complete plug and play C4ISR capability – the go-anywhere, do-anything Oshkosh JLTV HGC is part of the next generation of light tactical vehicles.



» Unmatched Capabilities

  • 20 in. (50.8 cm) wheel travel
  • 70% faster off-road performance
  • Helicopter transportable
  • Fixed-wing aircraft transportable
  • Amphibious transportable

» Comprehensive Protection System

  • Blast protected seats
  • Automatic fire suppression system
  • Proven scalable crew protection system

» Vehicle Systems & Technologies

  • Fully integrated C4ISR capabilities
  • 4-person crew & gunner in turret
  • 3,500 lbs. (1587.5 kg) payload
  • Crew-served weapons & GPK capacity


Featuring unprecedented performance with the TAK-4i™ intelligent independent suspension system*, the Oshkosh JLTV HGC quickly adjusts to achieve diverse transportability needs - by air (CH-47 and CH-53 helicopters; C-130, C-5, C-17 and A400 Cargo fixed-wing aircraft), land and sea. And it’s ready on arrival, giving troops the reliability and performance needed for harsh battlefield environments.

*Patent pending



The JLTV HGC achieves the level of protected mobility required to improve survivability in missions today and tomorrow with scalable crew protection installed or removed in the field.



Purpose-built with plug and play access for the complete range of modern battlefield technologies and aftermarket kits, the JLTV HGC keeps forces connected. And it’s easy to upgrade in the field as technologies and missions evolve. Learn more.


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