Oshkosh Corp won the contract to build more than 17,000 tactical vehicles to replace the Humvees used by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps. These tactical vehicles are called the Oshkosh JLTV (Joint Light Tactical Vehicles).
Oshkosh JLTV – The U.S. Military’s Official Humvee Replacement!
The U.S. Army choose Oshkosh over competitors like AM General LLC and Lockheed Martin Corp, and their plan is to replace a total of 55,000 vehicles over time, including some larger military trucks.
These vehicles are powered by a a GM Duramax 6.6-liter diesel V-8, but can also be fitted with a diesel-electric hybrid system. The JLVT features GPS navigation, HF, VHF, UHF, and satellite communications, with a large amount of weapons systems, like turrets, various machine guns, and tube-launched missiles.
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