Army extends Oshkosh contract, adds $260 million order

Freeman Staff

Sept. 21, 2017

OSHKOSH — On Thursday, Oshkosh Defense, LLC announced the U.S. Army extended its contract with the Oshkosh Corporation for a total cost of $466 million.

The administrative modification to the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) A1P2 was made by the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Life Cycle Management Command.

According to the announcement, the administrative modification Thursday authorizes future orders under the FMTV A1P2 contract through Aug. 25, 2019.

At the same time, Oshkosh Defense announced that TACOM placed an order for 1,065 FMTV vehicles at a value of $260.1 million.

“The highly successful FMTV A1P2 program is a prime example of Oshkosh partnering with the U.S. Army to deliver high quality vehicles while meeting cost, performance, and schedule objectives,” said Pat Williams, Oshkosh Defense vice president and general manager of Army and Marine Corps program, in a statement. “We are pleased to continue our service to the U.S. Army in delivering the A1P2 requirements to the U.S. Army and its NATO and International allies.”

Oshkosh Defense was first awarded the FMTV contract by the U.S. Army in 2009 and, to date, has delivered more than 35,700 FMTV trucks and trailers.