New MRAP Proposal Submitted by Oshokosh

by: Matthew Potter
January 12, 2009

Category: BAE Systems, Business Line, Companies, Department of Defense, development program, Events, Force Protection, Industry Analysis, logistics, Navistar, Oshkosh Truck Corp, production program, Proposal | RSS 2.0

As was written about at BNET: Government the U.S. military is moving forward with a new generation of MRAP vehicles that will be lighter and more maneuverable for Afghanistan. The Business Journal of Milwaukee writes that Oshkosh submitted its proposal on 9 January for the program. Oshkosh along with BAE, Navistar and Force Protection would seem to be the main contenders for the program. The MRAP-All Terrain Vehicle program will be managed like the recent JLTV award for multiple development contracts with a test and evaluation program for different vehicles. More then one successful design may be awarded production contracts as the program goes.

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