OSHKOSH, Wis. (November 6, 2017) — Oshkosh Defense, LLC, has delivered its 25,000th Family of Medium Tactical Vehicle (FMTV) to the U.S. Army.
The U.S. Army originally awarded the FMTV A1P2 requirements contract to Oshkosh Defense in 2009. Orders under the current FMTV A1P2 contract are authorized through August 2019.
“FMTV continues to be an exemplary program for Oshkosh Defense, in support of the U.S. Army. The FMTV program embodies the hard work and commitment of many team members – including the U.S. Army and our dedicated Oshkosh employees - who apply their professionalism and expertise, and work in a collaborative manner, to deliver the very best medium tactical vehicle for our soldiers,” said Pat Williams, Vice President and General Manager of Army and Marine Corps Programs at Oshkosh Defense. “Our Oshkosh Defense team continues to work in tandem with our Army customer to achieve schedule and cost control goals while delivering vehicles with high quality and performance.”
Today, the Oshkosh FMTV can be seen operating around the world, supporting the missions of the U.S. Army and National Guard, as well as international allies overseas. The Oshkosh FMTV equips soldiers with crew-protecting armor and advanced technologies to provide the versatility, mobility and protection as they perform their missions at home and abroad.
In May 2017, Oshkosh submitted a proposal in response to the U.S. Army’s request for proposal for the future FMTV A2 production effort. Oshkosh’s proposed FMTV A2 vehicle offering addresses the U.S. Army’s need for increased payload and improved survivability, ride quality, and mobility for the FMTV vehicle platform. The next generation FMTV A2 will be comprised of 16 models and three trailers. The U.S. Army anticipates a contract award announcement in the second quarter of fiscal year 2018.
About Oshkosh Defense
Oshkosh Defense is a leading provider of tactical wheeled vehicles and life cycle sustainment services. For decades Oshkosh has been mobilizing military and security forces around the globe by offering a full portfolio of heavy, medium, light and highly protected military vehicles to support our customers’ missions. In addition, Oshkosh offers advanced technologies and vehicle components such as TAK-4® independent suspension systems, TerraMax™ unmanned ground vehicle solutions, Command Zone™ integrated control and diagnostics system, and ProPulse® diesel electric and on-board vehicle power solutions, to provide our customers with a technical edge as they fulfill their missions. Every Oshkosh vehicle is backed by a team of defense industry experts and complete range of sustainment and training services to optimize fleet readiness and performance. Oshkosh Defense, LLC is an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE: OSK].
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About Oshkosh Corporation
Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation is celebrating 100 years of business and making a difference in people’s lives in 2017. Oshkosh is a global leader in designing and manufacturing a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency, military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Since the Company’s humble beginnings, Oshkosh has grown in size and global footprint. Today, Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries and are recognized around the world for quality, durability and innovation. Oshkosh Corporation is a different integrated global industrial committed to making a difference for customers, shareholders, our communities and the environment. For more information, please visit www.oshkoshcorporation.com.