Defense has received the first production order for the 657 Joint Light Tactical Vehicle ( ) vehicles under the Low rate initial production (LRIP). Part of the LRIP/Full Rate Production(FRP) Base Award in August 2015 included delivery requirements for 201 JLTVs. Defense is scheduled to begin deliveries of these vehicles starting in October of this year.
The entire program includes 8 option years and in the new order the Army exercised one of these options.Defense is scheduled to begin deliveries of the 657 vehicles under the new order starting in approximately 10 months. The Full Rate Production (FRP) decision is scheduled for the first quarter of FY’19.