The JLTV will provide this protection with only about 2/3 the weight of the M-ATV
, he said, which improves mobility and transportability.
There's now an adjustable lunette available that allows for level hookup between the M-ATV
It "is a generational leap ahead from the TAK-4 suspension on our M-ATV
and on many of our other tactical wheeled vehicles," he said.
and retrofit independent suspension solutions as promoted by Oshkosh in America for example, are coming to the rescue.
These size and weight limitations were the main reason that DOD began acquiring the lighter and more mobile M-ATV
mission is for small-unit combat operations in highly restricted rural, mountain and urban environments to include: mounted patrols, reconnaissance, security, convoy protection, communications, command and control, and combat service support.
program has been successful, delivering well-performing vehicles ahead of schedule at an estimated cost of $12.
Oshkosh has received an initial delivery order from the US Army Tank Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) for 2244 M-ATVs
valued at $1.
But vehicles like the M-ATV
and the MRAP, combined with the right tactics, techniques, and procedures, provide the best protection available against roadside bombs and other improvised explosive devices.
Runflat" tire system allowing the M-ATV
to safely cruise at 30 mph on up to two flat tires
The combat-proven Oshkosh M-ATV
is designed to accommodate a wide variety of weapon systems.
is a next-generation 4x4 vehicle with exceptional off-road mobility and crew protection capabilities.