U.S. Army awards Oshkosh Contract for Heavy Tactical Vehicles

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U.S. Army awards Oshkosh Contract for Heavy Tactical Vehicles
Oshkosh Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles (FHTV)

The U.S. Army Contracting Command announced that it has awarded Oshkosh Defense a three-year extension to the Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles (FHTV) IV contract and initial delivery orders valued at $146.8 million.

Under the extension, Oshkosh will provide new and recapitalized Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks (HEMTT), Palletized Load System (PLS) trucks and trailers, and Heavy Equipment Transporters (HET). The initial delivery orders call for a total of 353 new and recapitalized vehicles.

The FHTV's architecture accommodates additional capabilities such as Condition Based Maintenance (CBM), Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), autonomy, on-board power, and other technologies.

Oshkosh Defense was initially awarded the FHTV IV contract in 2015.

Since the start of FHTV production, the company has produced over 35,800 HEMTTs, 8,500 PLS vehicles, and 4,600 HETs while also recapitalizing over 14,000 HEMTTs, 3,500 PLS vehicles, and 1,000 HETs.

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