United States Marine Corps orders 260 Oshkosh MTVR Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement 0809121
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|Saturday, September 8, 2012, 09:49 AM|
|United States Marine Corps orders 260 Oshkosh MTVR Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement.|
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), will deliver more than 260 Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacements to the U.S. Marine Corps following a delivery order from the Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM). The Oshkosh MTVR is the medium-payload workhorse vehicle for the Marines and Navy Seabees, and has been used extensively in Iraq and Afghanistan in a range of challenging conditions.
HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Feb. 6, 2009) A up-armored Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 7.
"The MTVR was designed to give Marines improved off-road mobility, and since being fielded, it has set the standard for all-terrain vehicle performance," said John Bryant, vice president and general manager of Joint and Marine Corps Programs for Oshkosh Defense. "The MTVRs delivered under this order will support Marines and Seabees with a wide array of tactical missions and on the most challenging terrain."