Sunday, February 25, 2024

U.S. Army orders more Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles

On 15 February, Pentagon has announced that Oshkosh Defense LLC  was awarded modification to contract a contract worth up to  $74 million to acquire additional Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles.

“Oshkosh Defense LLC, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was awarded a $74,189,379 modification (P00004) to contract W56HZV-18-F-0153 for procurement of Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles variants,” said in a statement.

Pentagon also noted that work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2021.

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According to Oshkosh Defense, the current generation FMTV is comprised of 17 models ranging from 2.5-ton to 10-ton payloads, enabling the vehicle to perform a wide range of missions, and to support combat missions, relief efforts and logistics and supply operations.

The Oshkosh FMTV seamlessly integrates technologies needed on the battlefield and in support of Homeland Security. The vehicles feature a parts commonality of more than 80 percent, resulting in streamlined maintenance, training, sustainment and overall cost efficiency for the U.S. Army, Army Reserves, National Guard and U.S. Air Force.

Furthermore, 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.

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Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov
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