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What Are The Top Oshkosh Government Contracts From DoD?

What Are The Top Oshkosh Government Contracts From DoD?

Oshkosh Corporation is a leading industrial company in the U.S. that has been manufacturing specialty vehicles and machinery since its founding in 1917. Over the years, the company became a successful government contractor, delivering combat tanks, military armored vehicles, and other specialized vehicle equipment needed by the Military. Read on to learn more about the top Oshkosh government contracts.

1. Oshkosh to Launch Multi-Billion-Dollar Next-Generation Delivery Vehicle

  • Contracting activity: U.S. Postal Service
  • Value: $11 Billion
  • Contract period: 10 years

Oshkosh Defense. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation, won a 10-year contract to build a new generation of postal trucks. The contract comes with an initial investment of $482 million for completing the production design of 50,000 up to 165,000 Next Generation Delivery Vehicles (NGDV). Plant tooling and build-out for the final vehicle assembly plant in the United States are included in this initial investment. The vehicles will contain fuel-efficient internal combustion engines or battery electric powertrains, which are upgradeable to keep up with developments in electric vehicle technologies.

The United States Postal Service will use the NGDVs as mail trucks. The company’s warehouse in Spartanburg, S.C., will turn into a factory where about 1,000 people will work to make the postal trucks.

2. Oshkosh for Military Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Trucks Trailers, Kits, and Parts Production

  • Contracting activity: U.S. Army Contracting Command
  • Contract type: Modification contract
  • Value: $591.6 Million
  • Contract period: 2 years

In November 2021, Oshkosh Defense LLC received a $591.6 million contract to build and manufacture 1,669 Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) trucks, 868 JLTV trailers, and kits and parts.

The U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Navy will all benefit from the production of these vehicles. There will also be 125 vehicles sent to NATO and allied partners, such as Brazil, Lithuania, Montenegro, and Slovenia.

Oshkosh Defense’s JLTV design and build is a platform usable in many ways and can handle the challenging environment of future combat.

3. Oshkosh Production of 1,543 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles and Three 78-Gallon Armor B-Kit

  • Contracting activity: Army Contracting Command
  • Contract type: Modification contract
  • Value: $378 Million
  • Contract period: Until July 31, 2018

On September 23, 2016, Oshkosh Defense LLC was awarded an extension to their existing $378 million foreign military sales contract for Cameroon, Iraq, and Somalia to procure tactical vehicles and corrosion compounds for vehicles used outside the continental US.

Specifically, Oshkosh will procure 1,543 medium tactical vehicles and three 78-gallon armor B-Kit corrosion prevention compounds for vehicles.

4. Oshkosh Defense for High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle Parts Production

  • Contracting activity: Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime
  • Contract type: Firm-fixed-price, requirements contract
  • Value: $35 Million
  • Contract period: 3 years (until Sept. 6, 2021)

Oshkosh Defense LLC won a $35 million firm-fixed-price requirements contract for providing High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) parts on September 21, 2018. This contract has a base period of three years, with no option periods.

Oshkosh has been helping the military update and fixes up vehicles, like the HMMWV. In addition to its advanced suspension, the Oshkosh HMMWV has a V-shaped hull and updated engine and powertrain to make it easier for soldiers to stay alive, move around off-road, and carry more weight.

The productions will take place in Wisconsin and New Jersey until September 6, 2021.

5. Additional Production Quantities of Oshkosh Defense’s Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

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  • Contracting activity: U.S. Army Contracting Command
  • Contract type: Modification contract
  • Value: $177.6 Million
  • Contract period: 7 years (Until Aug. 25, 2024)

Oshkosh Defense LLC received an estimated $178 modification contract for additional Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) and kits production on August 31, 2017. The Oshkosh Defense JLTV is a powerful vehicle with speed, power, and protected mobility.

Work will occur in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, until August 25, 2024.

6. Oshkosh to Support Joint Light Tactical Vehicle

  • Contracting activity: U.S. Army Contracting Command
  • Contract type: Modification contract
  • Value: $127.7 Million
  • Contract period: Until January 31, 2022

On June 30, 2020, Oshkosh clinched a $127.7 million contract to use the available options and support the Military Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV). The JLTV is a U.S. Army, Marine Corps, and Special Operations Command effort to essentially replace the Humvee fleet with a family of more capable surviving higher-payload vehicles.

Pooled funding from the Army, defense-wide, research, and development funds were obligated at the time of the award. The work will occur in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, until January 31, 2022.

7. Oshkosh to Configure Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

  • Contracting activity: U.S. Army Contracting Command
  • Contract type: Modification contract
  • Value: $15.6 Million
  • Contract period: 2 years (until April 30, 2021)

Oshkosh Defense won a $15.6 million contract to change the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle family of vehicles and incorporate Engineering Change Proposal low-velocity aerial delivery A1 transmission support plate, mid-power pack, mounts, rails, and mid-power pack into JLTV vehicles’ baseline configuration.

The work will operate in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, until  April 30, 2021.

8. Oshkosh to Convert Medium Tactical Vehicles into High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Resupply Vehicles

  • Contracting activity: Marine Corps Systems Command
  • Contract type: Firm-fixed-price, IDIQ contract
  • Value: $14 Million
  • Contract period: 5 years

The Navy gave Oshkosh Defense LLC a $14 million, five-year contract on May 31, 2019, to convert Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement, Extra Long Wheel Base vehicles into High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Resupply Vehicles. The Program Executive Officer of Land Systems in Quantico, Virginia, will manage the project.

Oshkosh Corporation FAQs

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Who founded Oshkosh Corporation?

B.A. Mosling and William Besserdich started the company in 1917 and started making off-road vehicles in Oshkosh. Today,  more than 13,000 people work for the company’s family of companies, which make fire trucks, military vehicles, and tow trucks.

Who owns Oshkosh Corp?

92.46 % of Oshkosh Corporation’s shares are owned by Institutional Investors, making them the company’s largest shareholder.

What Companies does Oshkosh own?

Oshkosh Corporation has ten brands that manufacture, deliver, and offer products and services in the commercial market and the government. Companies under Oshkosh include Oshkosh Airport Products, Oshkosh Defense, JLG, Pierce, McNeilus, Jerr-Dan, Pratt Miller, Frontline Communications, London Machinery Inc., and IMT.

What does Oshkosh Corporation make?

Oshkosh Corporation, formerly known as the Oshkosh Truck, is an American industrial company specializing in manufacturing specialty trucks, military vehicles, truck bodies, airport fire equipment, and access equipment. The company aims to build, protect and serve communities worldwide through its products and services.

Is Oshkosh a defense contractor?

Oshkosh Corporation is a defense contractor that designs and delivers vehicles to the Military. The company offers four primary business segments: access equipment, defense, fire and emergency, and commercial.

The Oshkosh Corporation: Fueling Development Around the World

Oshkosh Corporation manufactures the most durable specialty trucks and access equipment. The company’s products and services still have a global focus on community development, safety, and support.

 

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