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Tactical Wheeled Vehicles

June 25, 2017 |

The House Appropriations Committee released a draft version of its fiscal year 2018 defense spending bill Sunday night that would boost weapons procurement by $18.6 billion above what is sought by the Trump administration and $24 billion more than what was enacted in FY-17.

June 23, 2017 |

The Air Force plans to start buying 226 Oshkosh Joint Light Tactical Vehicles in fiscal year 2017 to replace earlier humvees.

June 19, 2017 |

It will take the Marine Corps "a couple of years" to adjust its approved acquisition objective for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle -- a 65 percent -- increase from 5,500 to 9,091, according to a service official.

June 15, 2017 |

The Army plans to begin fielding the first Joint Light Tactical Vehicles in calendar year 2019 with a focus on equipping infantry brigades first, according to the project manager.

June 13, 2017 |

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis plans to ask Congress to reach the bipartisan consensus needed to pass the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2018 defense budget and will pledge to follow up in FY-19 with a request that will increase the size of the military.

June 12, 2017 |

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis plans to ask Congress to reach the bipartisan consensus needed to pass the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2018 defense budget and will pledge to follow up in FY-19 with a request that will increase the size of the military.

June 12, 2017 |

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis plans to ask Congress to reach the bipartisan consensus needed to pass the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2018 defense budget and will pledge to follow up in FY-19 with a request that will increase the size of the military.

June 12, 2017 |

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis plans to ask Congress to reach the bipartisan consensus needed to pass the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2018 defense budget and will pledge to follow up in FY-19 with a request that will increase the size of the military.

May 23, 2017 |

The "sustainment community is out front" in the effort to "fundamentally transform [the Army] into a leaner, more efficient force that maintains overmatch at the [brigade combat team] level," according to the service's chief of transportation.

May 23, 2017 |

The Marine Corps does not have a performance specification for transparent armor it needs to replace on trucks throughout the tactical wheeled vehicle fleet, according to a service official.

May 22, 2017 |

The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle will consume over half the funds in the Army's transportation portfolio in fiscal year 2018, according to Scott Davis, program executive officer for combat support and combat service support.

May 17, 2017 |

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert. Neller wants the service to purchase 9,091 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles -- 65 percent more than the number included in the program of record, according to a Marine Corps official.

May 17, 2017 |

The inaugural Strategic Portfolio Analysis Review has generated $3.5 billion in resources over the next five years to help close critical capability gaps, according to the Army's deputy chief of staff (G-8).

May 16, 2017 |

As the Army's platforms age and become less able to accommodate further upgrades, the service must seize the opportunities presented by technological advances to modernize, according to a senior official.

May 10, 2017 |

The Army is developing a strategy to enhance the expeditionary capability of its maneuver forces by reducing demand for sustainment, and conducting a series of experiments to inform that effort.

May 02, 2017 |

The consolidated appropriations bill for fiscal year 2017 adds millions to fund key Army priorities, from aviation procurement to ground vehicle modernization and network improvements.

April 18, 2017 |

The Army made three modifications April 12 to a 2015 five-year contract to Oshkosh Defense to recapitalize systems from the Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles, according to a Defense Department announcement.

April 18, 2017 |

The Marine Corps Warfighting Lab is working with two companies to design and build a ground robot capable of using different mission payloads, according to a service official.

April 10, 2017 |

The Marine Corps finished delivering the remainder of its lightweight supply trucks last week that carry up to 1,500 pounds of supplies to the field, according to an official.

April 03, 2017 |

In the near term the Marine Corps will set aside the bulk of its science and technology funding for autonomy, specifically looking at how to integrate that capability onto trucks, according to an official.

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