Jankel, a British world-leader within the design, integration, manufacture, and assist of high-specification defence programs, has introduced the institution of agreements with numerous key UK defence business companions so as to create a workforce of specialists to ship the Oshkosh Protection Joint Mild Tactical Automobile (JLTV) to UK. The brand new partnerships observe on from the headline settlement with Oshkosh Protection introduced in June 2022. These newest partnerships are being particularly shaped to create a UK based mostly workforce of defence automobile material specialists that may ship the Oshkosh JLTV automobile to fulfill essential protected mobility necessities of the British Armed Forces. At the moment’s announcement coincides with the DVD occasion going down at Millbrook, 21/22 September, the place Jankel and Oshkosh are displaying the Oshkosh JLTV automobile and providing buyer off-road demonstration rides. A complete partnership framework is being recognized and developed by Jankel to determine a sturdy, UK-based, knowledgeable provide chain to ship design, sub-system integration, manufacture, meeting and thru life assist companies.

John Lazar, Vice President and Common Supervisor Worldwide at Oshkosh Protection acknowledged “Oshkosh Protection have been offering autos and thru life assist to UK MoD for almost twenty years for Wheeled Tanker, Heavy Tools Transporters (HET) and Mild Tools Transporters (LET). We’re proud to have demonstrated the aptitude and reliability of our Oshkosh navy vans via years of profitable contracts and on operations overseas. We sit up for the following chapter of this relationship, assembly protected mobility necessities in cooperation with our companions at Jankel”.


Andrew Jankel, Chairman at Jankel mentioned: “I’m delighted to announce these key partnerships right this moment with NP Aerospace and Make UK Defence which are the primary of numerous this sort that we’ll be establishing to allow the supply of the Oshkosh Protection JLTV to UK MoD. We’ve a lot expertise current within the UK defence business and to start to convey all of it collectively like that is very thrilling and can give the MoD precisely what they want while remaining totally aligned with the Land Industrial Technique. Trying forward and past JLTV, these partnerships might be additional developed to assist our long-term technique of building a UK-based gentle automobile centre of excellence that integrates and additional develops the very best of British expertise and innovation into world-leading automobile platforms, to fulfill future UK and international necessities.”

The primary agreements of this sort to be put in place are with NP Aerospace in Coventry and Make UK Defence, a member-owned defence commerce organisation. NP Aerospace are well-established suppliers to UK MoD and so they convey with them experience and pedigree throughout a number of UK defence automobile tasks. Jankel shall be working in collaboration with Make UK Defence to entry and leverage the complete spectrum of UK defence business experience. Jankel, working in partnership with Oshkosh Protection and supported by key UK defence automobile business specialists, can present a Land Industrial Technique aligned mechanism for UK MoD to acquire, assist and spirally improve the JLTV, via life. The Oshkosh JLTV meets the necessities of the UK MoD for a role-versatile, frequent platform, subsequent technology protected mobility resolution. Jankel and companions, with JLTV, can ship a low threat, technically mature, in-service and quantity productionised resolution matching excellent efficiency with affordability. Oshkosh Protection has presently manufactured over 17,400 JLTVs and 2300 companion trailers. The JLTV has been totally validated and verified via unbiased testing to incorporate 29 blast exams and 250,000 miles of reliability testing.