OSHKOSH, Wis., (May 5, 2016) — Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, is offering five Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) variants to meet a full range of mission requirements for armed forces around the world.
Collectively, the battle-proven M-ATV Family of Vehicles offers the best combination of protection and off-road mobility performance for peacekeeping, internal security, border security, special forces, counterinsurgency and conventional military operations. The M-ATV Family of Vehicles includes:
M-ATV Special Forces
“Whether soldiers are mobilized for large force-on-force wars, unconventional conflicts, or routine security operations, militaries require tactical vehicles that will allow them to carry out their mission in any environment, climate or threat level,” said Bill Mooney, regional vice president of Middle East and North Africa for Oshkosh Defense. “The common fleet of the Oshkosh M-ATV Family of Vehicles optimizes fleet readiness and maintainability while providing versatility for even more mission capabilities.”
The global M-ATV platform achieves industry leading off-road performance with the Oshkosh TAK-4® independent suspension system. The TAK-4® independent suspension system delivers exceptional mobility in places where off-road terrain and unpaved roads dominate the landscape. The latest generation Oshkosh M-ATV provides response, improved ride quality, and support capabilities to soldiers for a range of offensive and defensive missions across a wide range of environments.
Oshkosh Defense combines the latest technologies to develop an advanced Core1080™ crew protection system, to achieve proven best-in-class performance and protection. From blast mitigation, advanced suspensions and drivetrains, integrated C4ISR and beyond – the Oshkosh Core1080™ comprehensive approach increases survivability and gives soldiers the confidence they need as they complete their missions outside the wire.
To date, Oshkosh Defense has received orders for nearly 10,000 M-ATVs from the U.S. military and Middle East armed forces.