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Oshkosh Awarded $409M for Order Year 7 of Army Medium Tactical Vehicle Production Contract

Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) has received a $409 million order to produce 1, 661 family of medium tactical vehicle trucks and 31 trailers for the U.S. Army. The order is for the seventh performance year on a previously awarded FMTV contract and the company’s defense business segment will continue deliveries of the vehicles to the service branch through …

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Postal Service Taps 6 Firms for Delivery Vehicle Prototyping Contracts

The U.S. Postal Service has awarded contracts worth $37.4 million combined to six companies to produce a total of 50 prototype next-generation delivery vehicles for USPS. USPS said Sept. 16 half of the prototypes to be developed under the agency’s NGDV acquisition effort will include hybrid and new technologies such as alternative fuel capacity and …

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Oshkosh Promotes John Bryant to Corporate SVP, President of Defense Business Segment

John Bryant, senior vice president of defense programs at Oshkosh‘s (NYSE: OSK) defense business segment, has been promoted to corporate senior vice president and president of Oshkosh Defense. The company said Monday Bryant’s responsibilities will cover tactical wheeled vehicle programs, product development, manufacturing, operations, vehicle lifecycle sustainment and aftermarket services. Wilson Jones, …

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Reuters: Lockheed Drops Legal Challenge to Army JLTV Contract Award

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has withdrawn a lawsuit it filed in federal court to challenge the U.S. Army‘s selection of Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE: OSK) for the $6.75 billion Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract, Reuters reported Wednesday. Andrea Shalal writes that John Kent, a Lockheed spokesman, told Reuters the company made the decision after a “careful deliberation.” The U.S. Federal …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 8 – Feb. 12 2016: Three 2016 Wash100 CEOs Whose Firms ‘Beat The Street’ & more

Feb. 8 – Feb. 12 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Many reasons have been put forth as to why global financial markets continue to be in turmoil but this week showed there may be no end in sight to this period …

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Oshkosh to Continue JLTV Work, Federal Claims Court Denies Lockheed’s Injunction Request

Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE: OSK) said Friday it will continue work on the potential $6.75 billion contract awarded in August 2015 to build the Humvee ground vehicle replacement for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps after a federal claims court denied Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) request for a preliminary injunction. Lockheed …

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Weekly Roundup Sept 14 – Sept 18 2015: 2015 GovCon Award Nominations Are In, No Deal for ULA & more

Weekly Roundup Sept 14 – Sept 18 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The list of this year’s Greater Washington Government Contractor Award finalists came out this week and the category of companies with more than $300 million in annual revenue …

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Wilson Jones to Succeed Charlie Szews as Oshkosh CEO; Richard Donnelly Comments

Wilson Jones, president and chief operating officer of Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE: OSK), has been appointed to succeed Charlie L. Szews as CEO in a transition scheduled to take effect Jan. 1, 2016. Szews will retire from Oshkosh on Dec. 31 and will be succeeded by Jones on the company’s board of directors, the …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015: GovCon Index Mirrors US Markets’ Wild Ride & more

Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The world has been captivated over the last 10 days by the frenzied selloff in global stock markets then subsequent rebound over the past two days and government …

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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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