The U.S. Army has placed a $1.69 billion order for 6,107 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) and associated installed and packaged kits from Oshkosh Defense, marking the tenth order under the contract awarded to Oshkosh in August 2015.
When it comes to protecting our troops, there’s no substitute for experience. Based on decades of tactical wheeled vehicle engineering and manufacturing experience, only the Oshkosh® Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle (L-ATV) delivers next-generation performance to serve the JLTV mission.
It’s a trusted solution that’s designed, built and backed by over 100 years of vehicle production, integration and life cycle know-how to keep ground operations moving.
“The JLTV is engineered with industry leading suspension and protection systems, as well as the ability to support a spectrum of mission kits and weapon systems required for the modern battlefield,” explained George Mansfield, Vice President and General Manager of Joint Programs at Oshkosh Defense.
“This vehicle represents a technological leap forward that provides enhanced protection and extreme mobility both off-road and in dense urban terrain.”
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To date, Oshkosh has delivered more than 2,600 vehicles. Oshkosh expects a Full Rate Production (FRP) decision in December 2018, followed by first Army unit equipped in early 2019.
“The JLTV also features a VICTORY compliant modular, scalable, open architecture system to support rapidly evolving C4ISR suites,” Mansfield continued.
“This provides our Soldiers and Marines a vehicle that is capable of serving as a mobile command center. Today, other vehicles with this level of C4ISR capability are much larger, with little mobility.”
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