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Oshkosh Defense announced the U.S. Army Contracting Command awarded it delivery orders totaling $346.4 million to modernize vehicles in the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserve Heavy Tactical fleets.
Under the award, Oshkosh will recapitalize Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks and Palletized Load System trucks as well as manufacture new PLS trailers.
Recapitalized vehicles are rebuilt with the latest technology and safety upgrades and quickly returned to field operations with the same warranty and life cycle cost advantages of a new vehicle.
“As the military pivots its focus to near-peer adversaries, they can be confident that the FHTV fleet will continue to serve as a key enabler for combat missions.” - Pat Williams, vice president and general manager of U.S. Army and Marine Corps Programs https://t.co/bXZC9ViFis— Oshkosh Defense (@OshkoshDefense) March 30, 2020
Since 1995, Oshkosh Defense has recapitalized over 13,700 HEMTTs and 3,400 PLS vehicles, according to the Oshkosh, Wis.-based company, a unit of Oshkosh Corp. — Transport Topics
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