The US State Department has approved $1.035 billion sale of 2747 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) and accessories to the United Kingdom.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.
This possible sale also includes baseline integration kits, basic issue item kits, B-kit armor, engine arctic kits, fording kits, run-flat kits, spare tire kits, silent watch kits, power expansion kits cargo cover kits, maintainer and operator training, US government technical assistance and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistics and program support, DSCA said in a statement Monday.
This proposed sale supports the foreign policy and national security policies of the United States by helping to improve the security of a NATO ally which has been, and continues to be, an important partner on critical foreign policy and defense issues.
The proposed sale will help improve the UK’s Light Tactical Vehicle Fleet and enhance its ability to meet current and future threats.
The principal contractor of this sale will be Oshkosh Defense.
Oshkosh Defense won two contracts totalling more than $170 million to refurbish Heavy Tactical Vehicles including trucks, tractors and missile transporters. The first contract awarded by the US Army is worth $90 million for recapitalizing 211 Palletized Load System (PLS), the Department of Defense said in a press release Thursday
Oshkosh Defense has submitted a proposal in response to the US Request for Proposal (RFP) for Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) A2 production effort. “As the missions change, so should the vehicles built to support those missions,” said Pat Williams, vice president and general manager of Army and Marine Corps Programs at Oshkosh Defense in a statement today
The US Marine Corps has received Milestone C approval for P-19 Replacement (P-19R) Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle program and has given permission to Oshkosh Defense to start the full rate production of the vehicle. The $192 million worth contract to Oshkosh Defense was originally awarded in May 2013
Oshkosh Defense has won a contract worth $243 million from the US Army for 657 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles and logistics support. “Oshkosh Defense was awarded a $243,767,232 modification (P00004) to contract W56HZV-15-C-0095 for 657 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles; 25 trailers; 2,977 kits; 12 months of system engineering and program management; test support; 175-test hardware; and one technical data package,” the US Department of Defense announced Tuesday
Oshkosh Defense, LLC will continue working on the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) production contract as the U.S
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