Oshkosh to supply JLTVs to Montenegro army


Oshkosh Defense was awarded an $803,904,196 modification (P00277) to Foreign Military Sales (Montenegro) contract W56HZV-15-C-0095 for the procurement of 2,721 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles and 16,714 associated packaged or installed kits.


Oshkosh to supply JLTVs to Montenegro army
Oshkosh Defense JLTV (Picture source: Army Recognition)


Bids were solicited via the internet with three received. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with an estimated completion date of Jan. 31, 2022. Fiscal 2018, 2019 and 2020 Foreign Military Sales; procurement, Air Force; procurement, Navy; procurement, Marine Corps; and other procurement, Army funds in the combined amount of $803,904,196 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) is a United States military (specifically U.S. Army, USSOCOM, and U.S. Marine Corps) program to part-replace the Humvee with a family of more survivable vehicles with a greater payload. Early studies for the JLTV program were approved in 2006. The JLTV program incorporates lessons learned from the earlier and now halted Future Tactical Truck Systems (FTTS) program and other associated efforts. The JLTV program has evolved considerably throughout various development phases and milestones including required numbers and pricing. Variants are capable of performing armament carrier, utility, command and control (shelter), ambulance, reconnaissance and a variety of other tactical and logistic support roles. JLTV follows the US Army's Long Term Armor Strategy (LTAS) with kits for two levels of armor protection. Oshkosh's L-ATV was selected as the winner of the JLTV program in August 2015 and awarded an initial production contract for up to 16,901 JLTVs. The U.S. Army approved the JLTV for full-rate production in June 2019.


 

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