Oshkosh Defense receives a $47mn order from Iraq for 184 Medium Tactical Vehicles 22309151

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Oshkosh Defense receives a $47mn order from Iraq for 184 Medium Tactical Vehicles
Oshkosh Defense LLC has been awarded a $46,952,051 foreign military sales contract for the delivery of 184 medium tactical vehicles to Iraq, with an estimated completion date of Feb. 28, 2017, the US Department of Defense announced Tuesday September 22nd.
     
Oshkosh Defense receives a 47mn order from Iraq for 184 Medium Tactical Vehicles 640 0021Oshkosh Defense's Medium Tactical Vehicles (MTVR)
     
Oshkosh's Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) is a 7-Ton 6x6 heavy duty truck Off-road vehicle used by the United States Marine Corps and United States Navy, as well as Egypt, Greece and Iraq.

Designed as an improvement over the M939 trucks, the multi-variant MTVR is manufactured by Oshkosh Truck Corporation and entered service in 1998.

It is often referred to simply as a 7-Ton, reflecting its 7 short tons (6,400 kg) rated off-road cargo capacity. Maximum payload on paved surfaces is 15 short tons (14,000 kg).

All MTVR's are equipped with a Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS). This allows the operator to select tire inflation pressures in accordance to vehicle payload and terrain type. All models feature a built-in turret stand and roof opening for operating vehicle-mounted weapons.

 

 

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