Oshkosh Defense to build 698 additional tactical vehicles
July 2, 2015
Recently Oshkosh Corporation received an order for $184 million from
the U.S. Army and on Thursday the company announced it received
another order for 698 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles trucks for
the U.S. Army. Deliveries will begin in 2016.
"The Oshkosh FMTV
delivers unprecedented durability and reliability while meeting the
of the mission and our soldiers on today’s battlefields," said John
Bryant, senior vice president of defense programs at Oshkosh
Defense, in a statement. "The FMTV program is a prime example of how
Oshkosh has worked with the U.S.
Army to deliver a very successful vehicle program that achieves
all of the quality, performance, schedule and cost objectives
— and ultimately
puts a great truck in the hands of our soldiers, who deserve nothing
Oshkosh began producing FMTVs for the U.S. Army in 2010. Since
then, Oshkosh has delivered more than 22,000 trucks and 11,000
trailers including a recent order in December 2014 for 256 FMTVs,
according to the announcement.