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$272.7M to Oshkosh for FHTV Heavy Trucks

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HEMTT PLS(click to view full) Oshkosh Truck Corp. in Oshkosh, WI received a $272.7 million firm-fixed price contract for “Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles” heavy trucks, which include its HET heavy vehicle transporters, HEMTT heavy trucks, and PLS HEMTT trucks with robotic arms to load up containers et. al. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, WI and is expected to be complete by Dec 31/08. One bid was solicited on Oct 23/06, and 1 bid was received by the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command in Warren, MI (W56HZV07-C-0248). Oshkosh has also introduced HEMTT A4 as the latest improvement to the HEMTT line, and a HEMTT A3 hybrid with diesel-electric power. A March 6/08 corporate release adds that this recent order adds 1,084 heavy expanded mobility tactical trucks (HEMTT) in the A4 configuration, raising the total number of ordered HEMTT A4s to 1,745 and the total contract modification to more than $321 million. Oshkosh celebrated the delivery of the 20,000th HEMTT truck on Feb 14/08, and HEMTT A4 production will begin in July 2008. UPDATE Sept 4/08: Add an $82.7 million firm-fixed-price contract for the RECAP of 292 HEMMT A4 vehicles. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, WI, with […]

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