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US Army to receive first AM General JLTVs in Q3 2024

13th February 2023 - 17:30 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City


AM General-built JLTVs will feature improved corrosion protection and better fuel economy, the compant says. (Photo: US Army)

An $8.66 billion follow-on contract has been awarded by the US Army for production of over 20,000 vehicles.

The US Army awarded AM General an $8.66 billion follow-on contract for production of up to 20,682 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs) and up to 9,883 trailers. Initial deliveries are scheduled for Q3 2024.

Speaking to Shephard, Michael Sprang, project manager at the Joint Program Office JLTV, which is part of the Program Executive Office Combat Support & Combat Service Support (PEO CS&CSS), explained that the trials ‘will begin shortly after receipt of the first vehicles’.

Sprang pointed out that, as part of the JLTV recompete RfP, ‘the winning offeror has 18 months to establish its production line and

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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