Oshkosh Defense to provide U.S. Army's FMTV, a defense system for harsh environments

Oshkosh, Wis., 28 Aug. 2009. Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corp., won a contract by the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM LCMC) for the U.S. Army's Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) rebuy program.

Aug 28th, 2009

Oshkosh, Wis., 28 Aug. 2009. Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corp., won a contract by the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM LCMC) for the U.S. Army's Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) rebuy program.

"We feel privileged that the U.S. Army has selected Oshkosh to produce the FMTV, an important element to the Warfighter's tactical vehicle fleet," says Robert G. Bohn, Oshkosh Corp. chairman and chief executive officer.

The FMTV rebuy program is a five-year requirements contract award for the production of up to 23,000 vehicles and trailers, as well as support services and engineering.

The FMTV is a series of up to 23 variant and 17 different models ranging from 2.5 ton to 5 ton payloads.

The contract's first delivery order is valued at $280.9 million for the production and delivery of 2,568 trucks and trailers. Initial test vehicle deliveries are planned for mid-2010, followed by production vehicle deliveries later in the year.

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