U.S. ARMY AWARDS OSHKOSH DEFENSE $28.98 MILLION JLTV CONTRACT MODIFICATION
WASHINGTON DC - On November 30, 2023, the U.S. Army Contracting Command (Detroit Arsenal, MI) awarded Oshkosh Defense (Oshkosh, WI) a $28,983,754 modification (P01127) to contract W56HZV-15-C-0095 for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles, parts, and services.
Work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with an estimated completion date of September 25, 2025. Fiscal 2023 Foreign Military Sales (Israel) and other procurement, Army funds in the amount of $28,983,754 were obligated at the time of the award.
In August 2015, the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command awarded Oshkosh Defense a $6.7 billion firm-fixed-price contract to manufacture the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle.
In June 2019, the U.S. Army approved full-rate production of the JLTV. In August 2019, the JLTV achieved Initial Operational Capability with the U.S. Marine Corps.
On February 9, 2023, the U.S. Army Contracting Command awarded AM General LLC a $230,874,512 hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price) contract for the JLTV family of vehicles. With this contract award, AM General scored a major upset over Oshkosh Defense in the U.S. Army's new competition to continue production of the JLTV. The overall contract is worth an estimated $8.66 billion.
AM General will produce the JLTV at its 96-acre Mishawaka Manufacturing Campus in Indiana. Deliveries are to begin 17 months after contract award. In the meantime, Oshkosh Defense remains under contract to continue serial production of the JLTV through at least November 2023.
According to U.S. Department of Defense budget request documentation, the current revised procurement objective stands at 53,582 vehicles - 49,099 vehicles for the U.S. Army and 4,483 vehicles for the U.S. Marine Corps.
FI Report, Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV)
D. Lockwood, Weapons Systems Analyst