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
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.