US Army to place $200 million order from Oshkosh Defense

Oshkosh Defense announced Monday, July 8, 2024, that the U.S. Army Contracting Command Detroit Arsenal has placed orders worth $231.9 million for modernized heavy tactical vehicles, kits, and installations.

The company will produce new Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck A4 tankers, cargos, wreckers, load handling systems, Common Bridge Transports (CBT), and Palletized Load System (PLS) A1s.

“We are extremely honored that the U.S. Army continues to call on Oshkosh to provide our Soldiers with the only heavy tactical vehicles proven to be rugged and flexible enough to meet the demands of contested logistics,” said Pat Williams, chief programs officer at Oshkosh Defense. “Having produced more than 50,000 heavy tactical vehicles for the U.S. Military and its allied partners, these delivery orders underscore the unmatched reliability and versatility of the Oshkosh Defense Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles.”

Oshkosh will upgrade the PLS A1 fleet with new capabilities through a cost-effective recapitalization process, modernizing the fleet, extending vehicle life, and reducing operating costs.