Oshkosh Defense® S-ATV

Speed, versatility and agility for specialized operations.

Support the urgent flexibility needs of specialized operations with the versatile Oshkosh Defense® Special Purpose All-Terrain Vehicle (S-ATV). The S-ATV was built to provide the advanced performance needed for Special Reconnaissance, Counterinsurgency Operations, Long Range Surveillance, Site Seizure and Direct Combat operations.

Speed when missions follow the open road. Agility and durability when operations encounter the roughest terrain. The configurable, lightweight Oshkosh S-ATV is dependable on- and off-road, meeting the demands of a wide range of special operations.



» Unmatched Capabilities

  • 25 in. (43.8 cm) wheel travel
  • 70% off-road mission profile
  • Unmatched sand & soft soil mobility
  • Helicopter transportable
  • Fixed-wing aircraft transportable
  • Amphibious transportable

» Protection System

  • Rugged, roll-over protected frame

» Scalable Crew Protection

  • Integrated mounting provisions
  • Wide variety of armaments
  • Wide variety of ballistic protection options

» Vehicle Systems & Technologies

  • Complete C4ISR capabilities
  • Fully integrated C4ISR
  • 90 mph (145 km/h) max
  • Turbocharged Duramax® Diesel engine
  • 4,250 lbs. (1927.7 kg) payloads


The S-ATV’s world-class suspension system has been proven to maximize mobility over the most rugged off-road terrain, completing the 400-hour NATO durability test. And its lightweight configuration was specifically designed to allow both external and internal helicopter transportability, as well as transport by CH-47 and CH-53 helicopters; C-130, C-5, C-17 and A400 Cargo fixed-wing aircraft. Learn more.



The S-ATV’s modular design allows forces to rapidly reconfigure seating and upgrade for a multitude of armaments, ballistic and blast protection with integrated ready mounts.



The S-ATV’s systems engineering approach delivers the utmost in operational flexibility for any specialized operation. Featuring plug and play C4ISR capabilities, it provides troops with a modular, rapidly reconfigurable and extremely capable platform.

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