Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) include the -Textron Systems team, and Mobility & Protection Systems, General Dynamics and AM General (the team) and and International Military and Government company.Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and Truck Corporation (NYSE: OSK) have teamed to compete for the U.S. military’s next-generation family of lightweight vehicles. According to the teaming agreement, if selected, the prime contractor for the program will be ’s Mission. Truck’s Defense Group will be responsible for designing, engineering and manufacturing the vehicle. Other bidders planning to compete on
Unlike, the next generation should provide superior protection and survivability without sacrificing mobility and situational awareness. This requirement challenges the vehicle and armor designers to provide innovative approach to vehicle development. “ Truck has proven its vehicles work in actual rugged conditions – and not just on a tradeshow floor. By working together with and our partners, Oshkosh can provide the total package to meet the military’s vehicle needs and ultimately help protect soldiers and Marines,” said Robert G. Bohn, chairman and chief executive officer of Oshkosh Truck Corporation.
Unlike other teams, the Oshkosh-BULL, to compete on future Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP II) deliveries. Under a previous cooperation with , the companies developed armor suites for the MTVR and LVSR all-terrain vehicles, used by the US Marine Corps. itself is involved in the development of the B-kit armor suite for the Combat Tactical vehicle, a technology demonstrator developed by the Nevada Automotive Test Center, as part of the U.S. Marine Corps technology evaluation program. Plasan is the armor designer and armor suite subcontractor for International Military and Government’s MaaxPro vehicle, over 4,400 vehicles are on order for the US Army.team does not have in-house armor expertise. However, Oshkosh gained extensive armor experience working with a number of armor specialists, including PVI, Ceradyne, Thales Australia and Israel’s . Oshkosh is currently teamed with Ceradyne to build the
The U.S. Department of Defense plans to acquire thefor use by the and U.S. Marine Corps. As currently envisioned, the JLTV will be stronger and more survivable than current s in its class. It also will be more mobile and maneuverable than the mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicle, or MRAP, being widely deployed in Iraq.