Oshkosh snags seven-year FMTV contract from U.S. Army

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Oshkosh Corp. announced Wednesday a $476 million contract from the  U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command spanning up to seven ordering years for the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) A2 variant.

“We are honored that the U.S. Army has selected Oshkosh Defense as the winner of the FMTV A2 production contract,” said Pat Williams, vice president and general manager of Army and Marine Corps Programs at Oshkosh Defense. “With the Oshkosh FMTV A2, our troops are getting the safest, most capable, and reliable FMTV this program has ever seen. We are fully prepared to build the next generation fleet of exceptional, cost-effective FMTVs to serve our troops in future missions.”

Read the full announcement here. Defense News provided this account with comments from the Army.

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