Tag Archives: Oshkosh Defense

Oshkosh to Provide Light Tactical Vehicles Under $244M Army Contract Modification

Oshkosh Defense has landed a $243.8 million U.S. Army contract modification to deliver a set of light tactical vehicles and trailers as well as provide system engineering, program management and test support. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract requires 657 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles, 25 trailers, 2, 977 kits, 175 test hardware, …

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Andy Hove Joins AM General as President, CEO

Andy Hove, formerly president and CEO at defense contractor HDT Global, has joined AM General to serve in the same roles. AM General said Tuesday Hove will succeed the retiring CEO Charlie Hall. Hall said Hove’s experience in the domestic and international vehicle manufacturing sector could help position the company for …

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Army Picks Oshkosh for $7B Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Contract

Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) has won a much-anticipated potential $6, 749, 799, 374.25 contract to build armored vehicles for the U.S. Army‘s Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program, the service branch’s initiative to replace the Humvee for itself and the Marine Corps. The Army said Tuesday it expects low-rate initial production of the JLTV to start in …

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Oshkosh Defense to Refresh US Army Mobility Trucks, Palletized Load Systems

Oshkosh Defense (NYSE: OSK) has been awarded a $780, 396, 541 contract to recapitalize the U.S. Army’s heavy expanded mobility tactical trucks and palletized load systems. The company will also update 1, 022 new palletized load system trailers, specialty kits, logistical and test support, and related items, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Lockheed, AM General, Oshkosh Bid for US Army’s Armored Vehicle Program

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), AM General and Oshkosh Defense (NYSE: OSK) have submitted proposals for the U.S. Army’s joint light tactical vehicle program, Defense News reported Tuesday. Joe Gould writes the Army plans to award a single company the firm-fixed-price contract for 50, 000 armored vehicles and the U.S. Marine …

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Oshkosh to Refresh US Army’s Mine Resistant Vehicle Program; John Bryant Comments

An Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE: OSK) company has won a more than $77 million contract to reconfigure the U.S. Army’s mine resistant ambush protected vehicles in an effort to keep the fleet mission-ready. Oshkosh Defense LLC works to inspect the vehicle’s condition and configuration, complete the needed repairs and replacements, and install upgrade …

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Army Issues Final RFP on Humvee-Replacement Vehicles

The U.S. Army is seeking proposals for the production of 17, 000 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles for the Army and U.S. Marine Corps under a potential firm-fixed-price contract, Defense News reported Friday. Joe Gould writes that Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), AM General and Oshkosh Defense (NYSE: OSK) are among the companies that could submit proposals. …

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State Department OKs $2.5B Ambush-Protected Vehicles Sale to UAE

The State Department has approved a foreign military sale of mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles and related support services totaling $2.5 billion to the United Arab Emirates. The UAE government wants to purchase modified MRAP vehicles,  MaxxPro LWB chassis, Expedient Armor Program capsules without armor,  MRAP recovery vehicles,  Caiman multiterrain vehicles without armor and MRAP all-terrain vehicles from …

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