Posted by Courtney Howard
OSHKOSH, Wis., 11 Dec. 2009. Oshkosh Corp. won an additional $175 million order from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM LCMC) to deliver 400 MRAP All Terrain Vehicles (M-ATV). To date, Oshkosh has received six awards valued at $3.3 billion to deliver a total of 6,619 M-ATVs.
Oshkosh has ramped up production to achieve 1,000 vehicles per month in December. This new award will extend production into May 2010.
"We are honored to build these M-ATVs that will help save warfighters' lives in Afghanistan. Our employees understand the importance of this program. There is an unfaltering commitment and tremendous persistence at Oshkosh to answer our customer's needs," says Robert G. Bohn, Oshkosh Corporation chairman and chief executive officer.
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