It offers a 70 percent increase in speed." TAK-4 is used on the MTVR
, M-ATV (Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected All Terrain Vehicle), the US Army's Palletized Load System and the Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR), all of which are manufactured by the company.
'Two unmanned MTVRs
- supervised by a single operator - executed multiple 30-minute missions on a rugged off-road course in very dusty conditions.'
The five MTVR
prototypes will be delivered over the next 12 months, said Carpenter.
The project intends to use the MTVR
to look at many vehicle technologies ranging from aerodynamic improvements, to driver behavior modification, to hybrid systems.
The vehicle has MTVR
common, TAK-4 independent suspension that offers exceptional mobility for rugged and off-road terrain operations.
Under the contract, valued at more than $8 million, OBVP kits will be supplied and integrated on MTVR
standard and extended cargo trucks.
Marine Corps Systems Command made two additional delivery orders from Oshkosh Defense for after-market parts and support services for the Oshkosh Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVRs
Abstract: The MTVR
is being fielded by the Marine Corps as a replacement of its aging fleet of five-ton cargo trucks.
) Initiative Funding (millions) FY2012 FY2013 FYDP (requested) (FY13- FY17) Solar Powered $2.9 $12 $73.9 Adaptors for Communication Equipment Systems (SPACES) / Ground Renewable Expeditionary Energy Networks (GREENS) Experimental $6.7 $7 $36.6 Forward Operating Base (ExFOB), Expeditionary Energy Office (E2O) Shelter Liners, $0 $7.5 $37 LED lights Advanced Medium $6.2 $11.2 $40.2 Mobile Power $1.4 $1.5 $11.6 Sources (AMMPS) Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR
) Source: Data provided by the Marine Corps March 2012, drawing on the FY2013 Department of the Navy Energy Program Overview.
to help explore the concept of manned and unmanned teaming of the Marine Corps' workhorse truck, the medium tactical vehicle replacement truck, or MTVR
Under the contract, Oshkosh Defense will supply the DLA with replacement parts to support Oshkosh's medium and heavy tactical vehicles, which include the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR
), Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT) and Palletized Load System (PLS).
with their FMTV truck; DEW Engineering and Oshkosh Trucks with their MTVR
; and Mercedes-Benz with their S 2000.