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AUSA 2012: Oshkosh spotlights potential FMTV recap design

24th February 2012 - 09:52 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Fort Lauderdale, USA

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Reflective of the US Army’s shift from a vehicle procurement focus to the planning of potential recapitalisation of existing fleets, Oshkosh Defense used AUSA Winter 2012 to highlight a number of Family of Medium Tactical Vehicle (FMTV) design improvements optimised for installation into existing early model systems.

According to George Mansfield, senior director of medium tactical vehicles at Oshkosh Defense, the company currently has approximately 19,000 FMTV trucks and 9,500 associated trailers on contract.

‘But we’re always looking for ways to enhance the product,’ he noted. ‘So this truck design, called Enhanced Protection and Mobility Demonstrator (EPMD), has the Oshkosh

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