Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, will debut the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) A2 variant, as well as showcase multiple Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) at the 2018 AUSA Conference.
This is the first time the FMTV A2 will be on. Oshkosh was awarded the FMTV A2 contract in February 2018, following the Army’s competitive request for proposal (RFP) for an upgraded platform with improved payload, underbody protection, ride quality, mobility, engine power, electronics, diagnostics, and safety enhancements.
“Oshkosh Defense is proud to debut the FMTV A2 at AUSA 2018. We took a great truck and made it even better with greater force protection, improved payload, a smoother ride, and better mobility,” said John Bryant, President of Oshkosh Defense and Executive Vice President of Oshkosh Corporation. “We are honored that the U.S. Army selected Oshkosh as the winner of the FMTV A2 production contract earlier this year.”
The FMTV A2 fleet of vehicles will be comprised of 16 models, allowing it to perform a wide range of duties from supporting combat missions, to relief efforts, to logistics and supply operations.