Oshkosh Defense® JLTV Utility (UTL)

Protected mobility with capacity beyond the wire.

The Oshkosh Defense® Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) Utility (UTL) is built to haul cargo or shelters like no light tactical vehicle before it – with speed, power and protected mobility outside the wire.

Its unrivaled TAK-4i™ intelligent independent suspension system* enables crews to go over and above the harshest terrain. Scalable protection allows it to adapt to ever-evolving threats. And complete plug and play C4ISR capability ensures the JLTV remains on the leading edge of mission technologies.



» 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
  • 2-person crew cab
  • 5,100 lbs. (2313 kg) payload
  • Cargo delivery missions
  • Shelter carrier


Featuring unprecedented performance with the TAK-4i™ intelligent independent suspension system*, the Oshkosh JLTV UTL 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 UTL 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 UTL keeps forces connected. And it’s easy to upgrade in the field as technologies and missions evolve. Learn more.


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