102 HEMTT A4s to be delivered by March 2010.
Oct. 21, 2009- Oshkosh Defense, has received a contract modification valued at $35 million from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM LCMC) for 102 next-generation Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks. The trucks will be delivered by March 2010.
As part of the U.S. Army’s Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles (FHTV) contract, two variants of the HEMTT A4s will be delivered to the National Guard. The 13-ton payload and off-road capabilities of the Oshkosh® HEMTT M985A4 cargo truck and M1120A4 load handling system are designed for National Guard unit response to disaster relief at home or in-theater operations. The vehicle also features a more powerful drivetrain, improved suspension and a fully air-conditioned and armor-ready cab.
Oshkosh has produced more than 67,000 military-class vehicles at its facilities, including more than 30,000 FHTVs.