Wednesday, June 29, 2011

DTN News - OSHKOSH CORP., NEWS: U.S. Army To Procure 400 MRAP From Oshkosh Corp

DTN News - OSHKOSH CORP., NEWS: U.S. Army To Procure 400 MRAP From Oshkosh Corp
(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - June 29, 2011: The U.S. Department of Defense issued/notification # 564 dated June 29, 2011 released indicates Oshkosh Corp., Oshkosh, Wis., was awarded a $218,685,646 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the procurement of 400 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicle with underbody improvement kits. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wis., with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2012. One bid was solicited, with one bid received.
The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-09-D-0111).
The Oshkosh® MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) is the high-mobility, high-protection medium tactical vehicle specifically engineered for treacherous environments. Derived from the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) platform, the M-ATV is a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle that incorporates the TAK-4® independent suspension system to provide proven, durable, best-in-class mobility. A battle-proven armor configuration provides survivable crew protection as the M-ATV maneuvers over the most grueling terrain.
Each Oshkosh M-ATV variant provides the wheel travel, payload capacity, side slope stability, vehicle durability, extreme mobility and necessary protection needed in an armored fighting vehicle. It’s proven for harsh terrains, proven to save lives, proven to accomplish missions and is supported by Oshkosh throughout its entire life-cycle.
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