Oshkosh has won a $6.7 billion contract to manufacture the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) to replace US Army’s Humvee fleet on Tuesday.
The contract awarded by US Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) involves delivery of approximately 17,000 vehicles and sustainment services. Oshkosh won over Lockheed Martin and AM General to provide JLTV.
The contract is believed to extend to build as many as 55,000 JLTVs over a span of 25 years.
The US Army and Marine Corps plan to replace a large portion of the legacy HMMWV fleet with a light tactical vehicle with superior protection and off-road mobility. The contract includes both Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) and Full Rate Production (FRP).
The JLTV program provides protected, sustained and networked light tactical mobility for American troops across the full spectrum of military operations and missions anywhere in the world.
The JLTV production contract includes a base contract award and eight option years covering three years of LRIP and five years of FRP. Oshkosh will begin delivering vehicles approximately ten months after contract award.
“Our JLTV has been tested and will provide ballistic protection of a light tank, the underbody protection of an MRAP-class vehicle, and the off-road mobility of a Baja racer. The Oshkosh JLTV allows troops to travel over rugged terrain at speeds 70 per cent faster than Oshkosh M-ATV,” US Army Major General (Retired) John M. Urias, executive vice president of Oshkosh Corporation and president of Oshkosh Defense.
The JLTV Family of Vehicles is comprised of two variants; a two seat and a four seat variant, as well as a companion trailer (JLTV-T). The two seat variant has one base vehicle platform, the Utility (JLTV-UTL). The four seat variant has two base vehicle platforms, the General Purpose (JLTV-GP) and the Close Combat Weapons Carrier (JLTV-CCWC).
The Oshkosh JLTV combines the latest in automotive technologies with the Oshkosh CORE1080 crew protection and TAK-4i independent suspension systems to provide next generation performance.
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Oshkosh Defense showcased new variants of its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) with next generation weapons and networking capabilities at the AUSA Conference 2017 this week. Oshkosh displayed JLTV General Purpose vehicle equipped with a Boeing Compact Laser Weapon System (CLWS), a Kongsberg Protector LW 30 Remote Weapon System (RWS) with a M230LF cannon, and a communications suite that includes a Thales VRC-111 and Thales VRC-121 VIPER
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Oshkosh Defense, LLC will feature its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) at the Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX), taking place May 10-12 in Amman, Jordan. The Oshkosh JLTV is the next-generation light tactical wheeled vehicle with an unprecedented combination of protection, mobility, transportability, and net-ready systems integration that delivers the network capability of a mobile command center
Lockheed Martin has filed a lawsuit against the Pentagon over the decision to award $6.7 billion Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract to Oshkosh for replacement of US Armys Humvee fleet
Oshkosh has resumed work on Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) after the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) dismissed Lockheed Martins protests. The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) dismissed Lockheed Martins protest earlier today based on Lockheeds notice that it intends to file a protest in the US Court of Federal Claims
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