The U.S. State Division has made a willpower approving a doable Overseas Navy Sale to the Authorities of Romania of ninety-five (95) M1278 Joint Mild Tactical Autos (JLTV) Heavy Gun Carriers and associated gear for an estimated value of $104.0 million. This modification will push the present case above the MDE and whole case worth notification thresholds and thus requires notification of your complete case. The unique FMS case, valued at $43.73 million, included thirty-four (34) Heavy Gun Carriers JLTVs. Subsequently, this notification is for a complete of 100 twenty-nine (129) M1278A1 Heavy Gun Carriers Joint Mild Tactical Autos.

Additionally included are VRC-104 radio kits; VRC-114 radio kits; baseline integration kits; primary challenge gadgets; Protection Superior GPS Receivers (DAGRs); DAGR integration kits; community change ports; exportable energy kits; silent watch power storages; energy growth kits; RF7800i intercom kits; fight bumper kits; winch kits; flat tow kits; run flat kits; spare tire kits; commander provide show models; improved turret drive methods; M1114 turret ring hatches; 2-year contractor spare elements package deal; technical help; whole package deal fielding; technical publications/manuals; and different associated parts of logistics and program help.


M1278 JLTV Heavy Weapons Provider configuration with Goal Gunner Safety Package (OGPK). (Photograph by Oshkosh)

The Oshkosh L-ATV (Mild Fight Tactical All-Terrain Car) is a light-weight utility/fight multi-role automobile that received the US navy’s Military-led Joint Mild Tactical Car (JLTV) program. The L-ATV was designed to ship a stage of safety similar to that of heavier and fewer maneuverable Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) class designs. The JLTV household and its nomenclature advanced all through the event course of and to this point the U.S. Military has allotted M designations to 4 particular person JLTV configurations. The JLTV household now consists of 4 base automobile platforms: M1278 Heavy Weapons Provider, M1279 Utility, M1280 Common Objective and M1281 Shut Fight Weapons Provider .

With a mess of manned and remotely operated weapon configurations, the Oshkosh Protection JLTV M1278 Heavy Weapons Provider (HGC) can pack a deadly punch. This automobile is designed for crew-served and distant weapon methods. With a protected gun mount, it’s the principal mild automobile for over-watch and direct hearth help of infantry maneuvers, convoy escort and safety missions. Superior non-kinetic weapon methods (e.g., lasers) can be built-in to defend towards swarming UAV threats. JLTV Heavy Weapons Provider (HGC) unmatched TAK-4iTM clever unbiased suspension system gives unimpeded mobility throughout essentially the most treacherous terrain.

M1278 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) Heavy Gun Carrier
M1278 JLTV Heavy Weapons Provider configuration and geared up with M153 CROWS II distant weapon system built-in with M2 Browning .50 Caliber heavy machine gun. (Photograph by Oshkosh)