Oshkosh Defense® MTVR 16.5-Ton 8×8 Heavy Load Handling System (LHS)

Load and unload more.

The self-contained Oshkosh Defense® Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) 16.5-ton heavy Load Handling System (LHS) is a heavy-duty, high-performing, highly-reliable vehicle. Designed to carry a wide range of cargo via flatrack or container, it loads and unloads supplies and equipment easily, eliminating the need for extra material handling equipment. Built to go over even the roughest terrain, it incorporates combat-proven advanced technologies like TAK-4® independent suspension system.



» Unmatched Capabilities

  • TAK-4® independent suspension system
  • 16.5-ton payload
  • 65 mph (104.6 km/h) max speed
  • Climb 60% grade
  • Profile: 70% off-road & 30% on-road

» Scalable Crew Protection

  • Armor kits
  • Fire protection kit

» Vehicle Systems & Technology

  • Command Zone®
  • 33,000 lbs. (14969 kg) LHS
  • 20-foot (6 m) Body
  • ISO locks, bulk cargo tie downs, troop seats & cover
  • Carry cargo via flatrack or container


Whether moving personnel or supplies, the TAK-4® independent suspension system provides the MTVR with extreme mobility, versatility and durability to help assure mission success.



Various armor kit solutions are available to further enhance its capabilities, conveniences and safety.



With the TAK-4 independent suspension system, the MTVR has the brawn to take on any obstacle that attempts to impede the mission. And as missions and environments change, a complete line of MTVR capability expansion kits are available, including: Arctic Engine, Machine Gun Mounting, Chemical Alarm Mounting and more.


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