Oshkosh Defense awarded USD 61.8Mn to produce JLTV-T trailers for U.S. Army JLTV
Oshkosh Defense announced on June 17 that it has been awarded a $61.8M modification from the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal to increase available trailer options under the current JLTV Family of Vehicles contract from 32 to 3,541.
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JLTV-T, the trailer designed to be towed by U.S. Army's Joint Light Tactical Vehicles. The side and rear panels can be removed to get a flat-bed trailer (Picture source: Oshkosh Defense)
The JLTV-T was designed as an integral part of the JLTV Family of Vehicles, providing the same superior off-road performance and durability. “When it comes to hauling mission-critical equipment, a reliable trailer is just as essential as the vehicle it supports,” said George Mansfield, vice president and general manager of joint programs for Oshkosh Defense. “Whether it’s hauling ammunition, weapons, or other supplies, the JLTV-T is the only trailer that can keep pace with the JLTV’s superior speed and off-road mobility.”
JLTV-T deliveries are expected to begin this year and continue through 2021.