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Oshkosh, Broshuis land $13.3M Army contract for new semitrailers

Oshkosh, Broshuis land $13.3M Army contract for new semitrailers

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May 30 (UPI) -- Oshkosh Defense said Thursday that the U.S. Army has awarded it and a partner a $ 13.3 million contract to produce a semitrailer for heavy equipment transporter. The $ 13.3 million contract award will fill an operational need for U.S. Army Europe for a semitrailer capable of carrying a larger payload while abiding by European road rules. The deal calls for 170 semitrailers to be delivered in the next couple fiscal years and has a maximum value of $ 109.8 million. The U.S. Army Tank-automative and Armaments Command awarded the contract to Oshkosh Defense, which has been producing the heavy equipment transporter for the U.S. Army since 1976, and Broshuis B.V., which specializes in producing semitrailers for military transport, according to Oshkosh. Oshkosh initially design...
U.S. Army orders tactical vehicles from Oshkosh Defense

U.S. Army orders tactical vehicles from Oshkosh Defense

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Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Oshkosh Defense LLC announced on Wednesday that the U.S. Army placed $ 75 million in orders for trucks and trailers. U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command ordered 354 Family of Tactical Vehicles A1P2 trucks and trailers, Oshkosh said in a press release. "Together with the U.S. Army. we have established a robust FMTV program," said Pat Williams, vice president and general manager of U.S. Army and Marine Corps programs for Oshkosh. "We look forward to successfully completing the remaining FMTV A1P2 deliveries and seamlessly transitioning to FMTV A2 production without interruption." The heavy-duty vehicles are in a class known as FMTV and are based on a common chassis, with variants for payload and mission requirements. Derivations inc...
Oshkosh receives $40M for heavy tactical vehicles

Oshkosh receives $40M for heavy tactical vehicles

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Dec. 26 (UPI) --Oshkosh Defense on Tuesday announced it has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army for procurement of Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles or FHTV.The $ 40 million delivery order comes from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command. Under the contract, Oshkosh will install the latest model configuration to the Army's fleet of Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks, or HEMTT, enabling them to be set at "zero-mile, zero-hour conditions," the same as newly produced vehicles.The HEMTT is a 13-ton, diesel-powered, eight-wheel drive tactical truck used by the U.S. military used for hauling gear and equipment."Our recapitalization services officer significant cost savings to the Army Reserves by returning vehicles to current operational readiness with the same performa...