Oshkosh Defense will deliver FMTV vehicles to allied countries
According to a contract released by the U.S. Department of Defense on August 28, 2019, American Company Oshkosh Defense LLC, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was awarded a $320,000,000 modification (P00060) to domestic and Foreign Military Sales (Argentina, Djibouti, Iraq, Lebanon, Romania) contract W56HZV-09-D-0159 for procurement of Family of Medium Tactical Vehicle variants.
The Light Medium Tactical Vehicle. (Picture source Oshkosh Defense)
The Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) is a system of strategically deployable vehicles that performs general resupply, ammunition resupply, maintenance and recovery, and engineer support missions. It serves as weapon systems platforms for combat, combat support and combat service support units in a tactical environment.
The Light Medium Tactical Vehicle (LMTV) has a 2.5-ton capacity (cargo, van and chassis models) and a companion trailer. The Medium Tactical Vehicle (MTV) has a 5-ton capacity (cargo; long wheelbase cargo with and without material handling equipment; tractor; van; wrecker; 8.8-ton Load Handling System (LHS); 8.8-ton LHS trailer and 10-ton dump truck models). Three truck variants and two companion trailers, with the same payload capacity as their prime movers, provide airdrop capability. MTV also serves as the platform for the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) and resupply vehicle for PATRIOT and HIMARS. FMTV operates worldwide in all weather and terrain conditions.
The Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) is in service in Afghanistan, Canada, Djibouti, Greece, Iraq, Jordan, Macedonia, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand and United Arab Emirates