Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), will showcase the SandCat Tactical Protector Vehicle (TPV) in Latin America for the first time at LAAD Defence & Security 2011, April 12-15 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The SandCat TPV, part of Oshkosh’s light-payload vehicle portfolio, offers Latin American countries a protected, highly maneuverable vehicle for use in law enforcement, border patrol and security operations, among others.
“The SandCat TPV can provide security forces with swift mobility and optimal protection, whether used in combating crime in tightly confined urban areas or patrolling borders in remote, off-road landscapes,” said Serge Buchakjian, senior vice president and general manager of International Programs for Oshkosh Defense.
“Our company has more than 90 years of experience designing, manufacturing and sustaining world-class vehicles for governments and militaries around the world, and we can capitalize on this experience to help meet security needs in Latin America. In our inaugural LAAD exhibit, we are pleased to showcase the Oshkosh SandCat TPV, a top-of-the-line vehicle built to defend passengers from dangerous threats in a wide range of environments.”
Oshkosh Defense uses a collaborative, integrated approach to meet customers’ needs, from vehicle design and production to training and aftermarket sustainment. The company has produced more than 85,000 military-class trucks and trailers, with vehicle payloads that cover the complete light-to-heavy spectrum. Oshkosh vehicles have been proven on severe off-road terrain and against a variety of modern threats, including use by militaries, special forces units and government agencies around the world. Oshkosh’s advanced technologies deliver capabilities such as extensive off-road mobility, exportable power, autonomous operation and integrated on-board diagnostics.
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