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JLTV Wins Second Production Order for 657 Vehicles

Oshkosh Defense has received the first production order for the 657 Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) vehicles. The order, issued by the U.S. Army is valued $243 million.

Court Clears Oshkosh to Continue JLTV work

A federal judge on Thursday denied Lockheed Martin's motion that could have forced Oshkosh Corp. to stop working on a $6.7 billion military contract while a lawsuit over that contract award continues. Lockheed had challenged the military’s late-August decision to award Oshkosh Corp.

US Army Orders Oshkosh to Resumes JLTV Work

The U.S. Army instructed the Oshkosh Corporation to resume work on the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) following the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) decision to dismiss Lockheed Martin’s protest yesterday. Lockheed Martin said it is planning to file a new protest to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims by December 17th. Oshkosh is expected to begin production under the Army’s orders and wait for the Federal Claims Court decision.

Oshkosh Wins JLTV Contract, to deliver 17,000 Combat Vehicles to US...

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Based Oshkosh Defense company was awarded yesterday $114 million firm-fixed-price contract for two-year low-rate initial production of Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) for the U.S....

Improved Transparent Armor  for M-ATV

The new transparent armor has been designed and tested by TACOM to meet is the ATPD-2352 transparent armor standards.

Army, Marines invite proposals for a new light combat vehicle

The Joint Tactical Light Vehicle program moves forward on schedule - on Friday December 12, 2014 the US Army released to three potential suppliers a final version Request for proposal for the procurement of 55,000 armored vehicles, clearing the way for contenders AM General, Lockheed Martin and Oshkosh Defense to submit proposals.

Oshkosh announce winter lay off in its defense business

Oshkosh Corp. announced today it will lay off 250-300 hourly workers and about 70 salaried employees in December 2014 as part of its continued scaling back as a result of decreased military truck orders.

UAE is ready to take thousands of used MRAP vehicles

The UAE plans to acquire 4,500 used MRAP package from US military surplus, to improve force protection and protected mobility for land forces. The emirate is also planning to add a ballistic missile regiment, equipped with 12 HIMARS mobile launchers and 100 ATACMS ballistic guided missiles

Eurosatory 2014 – First Impressions

Some of the highlights from the dynamic demonstration held today at Eurosatory 2014 included the Infotron IT 180 unmanned rotorcraft deploying a Cobra Mk2 UGV, both unmanned vehicles are provided by the French robotics company ECA Robotics. The Thales Group displayed the Hawkei Light Protected Mobility Vehicle. Renault Defense Trucks demonstrated a number of vehicles, including the 20 ton VAB Mk III 6x6 armoured personnel carrier offering NATO Level 4 protection, anti-blast and IED protection. anti-blast and IED protection. Another vehicle from Renault is ALTV, a lightweight 4x4 platform developed by ACMAT; Terramax autonomous vehicle from Oshkosh based on an M-ATV and the VERA robotic kit installed on an EAGLE IV armored vehicle from GDELS.

Oshkosh Expands M-ATV Family into a ‘Global M-ATV’

Oshkosh Defense is expanding its range of Mine-Resistant, Ambush Protected (MRAP) All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) introducing new configurations of the vehicle. The global M-ATV family...

New Firefighter from Oshkosh Debut at Modern Day Marine Expo

In May 2013 the U.S. Marine Corps awarded the Oshkosh Defense corporation a contract to replace the P-19 firefighting vehicle. At the upcoming Modern...

JLTV Programs Enters The Final Round of Testing

Full-pace, full-scope testing of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle prototypes began Sept. 3 and will last for 14 months. Each of the three vendors...

Oshkosh Unveils Special Operations Vehicle

Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), is unveiling its new Special Purpose All-Terrain Vehicle (S-ATV) designed for unconventional and reconnaissance missi

JLTV Program Enters the Final Round

The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program entered a new phase yesterday, with the award of $187 million in three contracts for the 27 months Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of the program. Two independent contractors, Oshkosh Defense ($56 million) and AM general ($64 million) along with an industry team lead by Lockheed martin ($66 million) were selected to proceed to the EMD phase.
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