Oshkosh Protection, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oshkosh Company, introduced at the moment that the U.S. Military Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM) has awarded Oshkosh Protection a contract to provide Enhanced Heavy Gear Transporter System (EHETS) trailers for the U.S. Military. Oshkosh will execute the contract with the assist of its main subcontractor, Broshuis B.V. Below the primary supply order, valued at $37.6 Million, Oshkosh Protection will produce 5 check trailers for Product Verification Testing (PVT), Operational Testing (OT), Logistics Growth and Engineering Growth, together with 68 manufacturing trailers.

“One among Oshkosh’s core competencies is partnering with our clients to develop and ship automobiles and trailers particularly designed to satisfy stringent navy necessities and survive the pains of recent fight,” mentioned Pat Williams, Vice President and Normal Supervisor of U.S. Military and U.S. Marine Corps Applications for Oshkosh Protection. “The EHETS trailer is one such instance of our dedication to assembly our buyer’s mission necessities. We’re proud that the U.S. Military has as soon as once more referred to as on us to provide one other mission-critical trailer,” Williams concluded.


Oshkosh Protection Enhanced Heavy Gear Transporter System (EHETS) trailer

The competitively awarded five-year necessities contract is valued at $263.2 Million for an estimated 466 trailers and related logistics merchandise and assist providers. Oshkosh Protection designed the EHETS trailer to be pulled by the Oshkosh Heavy Gear Transporter (HET) A1 at the moment in service with the U.S. Military. The mixed HET A1 and EHETS trailer system is designed to self-load and unload and may haul a payload of as much as 90 tons, permitting it to move the heaviest Military tracked automobiles, together with present and future variations of Foremost Battle Tanks (MBTs), whereas additionally acquiring European highway permissions at required payloads.

Oshkosh Protection is a worldwide chief within the design, manufacturing and sustainment of best-in-class navy automobiles, know-how options and mobility techniques. Oshkosh develops and applies rising applied sciences that advance security and mission success. Setting the trade normal for sustaining fleet readiness, Oshkosh ensures each resolution is supported worldwide all through its whole life cycle. Primarily based in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the corporate employs roughly 16,000 individuals around the globe. It’s organized in 4 major enterprise teams: entry tools, protection, hearth and emergency, and business.