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Tactical Wheeled Vehicles

January 25, 2016

Oshkosh Corp. and the U.S. government filed court papers last week requesting a federal judge to not grant Lockheed Martin a motion that would stop work on the multibillion-dollar Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract.

January 8, 2016

Lockheed Martin believes its proposal for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program was unfairly evaluated by the Army in the category of reliability, according to redacted court documents.

November 20, 2015

The Army and General Motors are debuting a modified Chevrolet Colorado truck featuring hydrogen fuel cells as its propulsion system, the company announced last week.

November 13, 2015

Michigan state lawmakers are asking Congress and the Army to speed up funding for upgrades to the humvee fleet, citing safety concerns stemming from rollover accidents, according to a recent petition.

November 13, 2015

Government auditors have determined the Army and Marine Corps "appropriately" addressed affordability of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, but are urging the services to take additional steps as the program progresses.

November 11, 2015

The two-year budget deal enacted last week will require the Pentagon to execute a spending plan in fiscal year 2017 that is $14.9 billion short of the amount originally sought, a decrement that will curtail desired investments to develop new “third-offset” capabilities, but not likely to disrupt acquisition plans for the portfolio of legacy big ticket weapons programs.

November 4, 2015

The Army will hold off on making any decisions about a potential humvee-upgrade program until a study of the future fleet of light tactical vehicles is completed, according to a key service official.

October 27, 2015

The proposed two-year budget would raise the statutory caps on the Pentagon's base budget by $38.2 billion in fiscal years 2016 and 2017, handing the Defense Department a short-term victory for plans to propel modernization spending toward pre-sequester levels, boosting prospects for numerous big-ticket weapons programs in fiscal year 2016.

October 20, 2015

The Marine Corps recently confirmed it would only be able to purchase seven out of the planned 109 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles under a yearlong continuing resolution, a shortfall Inside Defense first covered in a special report.

October 9, 2015

Military vehicle manufacturers are expected to showcase their offerings for an increasingly tight Army market in Washington this week, with some companies basing their demonstrators on guesstimates of what the service may want.

October 9, 2015

Congress has granted the Defense Department a modicum of budget relief, granting permission to shift $3.9 billion between accounts as part of a reallocation of previously appropriated funds, injecting more than $350 million in additional spending into weapons modernization accounts and giving the Pentagon a green light to launch three new-start projects.

October 2, 2015

Textron Systems last week announced another batch of its "Commando" vehicles is headed for the Afghan National Army, as the company keeps an eye on whatever the Army may decide to do with those humvees not being replaced by the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle.

September 25, 2015

An upgrade program for the Marine Corps' fleet of humvees will compete again for funding in the service's fiscal year 2018 budget cycle, according to a program official.

September 25, 2015

Oshkosh Defense is "leaning forward" into data deliverables that are due to the government once the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle stop-work order is lifted, according to a company executive.

September 22, 2015

The Army is looking for a contractor to make regular U.S. military and civilian vehicles look like enemy equipment to increase realism during training.

September 11, 2015

Despite the loss of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract, AM General says it has plenty of business ahead, from upgrading U.S. military humvees to foreign and commercial sales.

September 10, 2015

Shortly after awarding a much-anticipated contract to build the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, the Army has directed winner Oshkosh to pause all work under the deal.

September 8, 2015

Lockheed Martin will file a bid protest with the Government Accountability Office after losing out on the multibillion-dollar Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract late last month.

September 8, 2015

With the loss of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program, the future prospects for AM General, which has been making trucks for the military for decades, appear dim, analysts say.

September 2, 2015

Oshkosh Defense and Lockheed Martin both requested Joint Light Tactical Vehicle post-award conference briefings from the Army, while AM General is reviewing the contract award and evaluating its options, according to statements provided to InsideDefense.com.