Oshkosh wins $146 million in heavy tactical vehicle contracts

By Ethan Sterenfeld / May 3, 2021 at 11:25 AM

Oshkosh Defense has won contracts for three different vehicles from the Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles, which are together worth more than $140 million, according to April 29 Army contract announcements.

The contracts include $96 million for the M983A4 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck, $33 million for the M1977A4 Common Bridge Transporter and $13 million for the M1075A1 Palletized Load System, according to the Army announcements.

Oshkosh will deliver a total of 353 new and recapitalized vehicles through these contracts, according to a May 3 press release from the company.

"For decades we've worked closely with the U.S. Army to modernize the FHTV fleet, and we are honored that they've called on us to continue to provide our soldiers with these mission-critical vehicles," Pat Williams, vice president and general manager of Army and Marine Corps programs for Oshkosh Defense, stated in the company's press release.

All three contracts use fiscal year 2021 other procurement funding, and they have estimated completion dates of Dec. 29 and 31, 2022, according to the Army announcements.