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Oshkosh Wins $466 Million to Supply FMTV A1P2 Variants to US Army
Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (Image: Oshkosh)

Oshkosh has been awarded a $466 million modification contract for procurement of Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) variants based on the current A1P2 technical data package.

Work locations and functions will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 25, 2018, the US department of defense said in a statement Wednesday.

U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan is the contracting activity.

The FMTV is a series of vehicles, based on a common chassis, that vary by payload and mission requirements. The FMTV is derived from the Austrian military Steyr 12 M 18 truck, but substantially modified to meet U.S. Army requirements.

The FMTV has a Caterpillar (CAT) C7, 7.2-liter, 6-cylinder inline water-cooled diesel developing 330 hp engine.  The FMTV have a Parabolic tapered leaf springs (inverted on rear bogies), telescopic shock-absorbers and an anti-roll bar on rear bogie suspensions.

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