Oshkosh Protection LLC, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was awarded a $591,605,517 modification to contract W56HZV-20-C-0050 for 1,669 Joint Mild Tactical Car vans, 868 JLTV trailers and related kits and elements. Work can be carried out in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 31, 2023. Fiscal 2020 and 2022 different procurement, Military funds; fiscal 2022 different procurement, Marine Corps funds; fiscal 2022 different procurement, Air Pressure funds; fiscal 2022 different procurement, Navy funds; and financial 2022 Overseas Navy Gross sales (Slovenia, Montenegro, Brazil and Lithuania) funds within the quantity of 591,605,517 have been obligated on the time of the award. U.S. Military Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, is the contracting exercise.

The Joint Mild Tactical Car (JLTV) is a United States army (particularly U.S. Military, U.S. Marine Corps) and United States Particular Operations Command program to part-replace the Humvee with a household of extra survivable autos with higher payload. Early research for the JLTV program have been accredited in 2006. The JLTV program incorporates classes discovered from the sooner Future Tactical Truck Programs program and different related efforts. JLTV follows the U.S. Military’s Lengthy Time period Armor Technique with kits for 2 ranges of armor safety. JLTVs are air-transportable (CH-47 and CH-53 helicopters; C-130, C-5, C-17 and A400 Cargo fixed-wing plane) and could be delivered in a large number of variations starting from common function to heavy weapons service.


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Given the aggressive nature of the JLTV competitors, solely restricted technical element has been launched by both the U.S. Military or Oshkosh. No particular dimensions and solely restricted working weight and automotive knowledge is on the market. The JLTV is predicated round Oshkosh’s TAK-4i (i=clever) unbiased suspension system. Round 26,000 army autos are fitted with an earlier model of the system, together with the Oshkosh Medium Tactical Car Alternative (MTVR), Oshkosh Logistic Car System Alternative (LVSR), and Oshkosh MRAP All-Terrain Car (M-ATV); the TAK-4 system has been retro-fitted to the Pressure Safety Inc Cougar and BAE Programs RG-33 MRAPs.

As of April 2021, fourteen supply orders have been positioned by the U.S. army for JLTVs to be delivered to U.S. armed forces. The newest of those was introduced on 30 November 2020, this valued at $884.4 million for two,679 JLTVs, 1,001 JLTV trailers, and 6,725 related kits. Exterior of america, numerous different nations have proven an curiosity in or have ordered the JLTV. These embody Belgium, Brazil, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Montenegro, and Slovenia. All have ordered by way of FMS aside from Belgium which is a direct sale. Portugal and the UK have expressed a documented curiosity in buying the JLTV. Australia joined the TD part of JLTV however in the end opted to obtain the domestically produced Thales Hawkei. India did categorical an curiosity in becoming a member of the JLTV program, however this didn’t happen.

Rafael Fires SPIKE NLOS Missile from Oshkosh Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) in Estonia
Rafael Fires SPIKE NLOS Missile from Oshkosh Joint Mild Tactical Car (JLTV) in Estonia