مصر تشتري شاحنات HEMTT A4
OSHKOSH, Wis. --- Oshkosh Defense, a division of
Oshkosh Corporation, has received a contract modification valued at $29 million
from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) to supply more
than 75 next-generation Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks (HEMTT A4) to
branches of the Egyptian armed forces.
This is the first order
for the HEMTT A4 in Egypt and it will integrate with Egypt’s current HEMTT A2
The Oshkosh M978 HEMTT A4 fuel-servicing truck, or tanker, is
designed to transport 2,500 gallons of fuel to forward-arming and refueling
points (FARP). The vehicle, which is part of the U.S. Army’s Family of Heavy
Tactical Vehicles (FHTV), features a more powerful drivetrain, improved
suspension and a fully air-conditioned and armor-ready cab.
“The HEMTT A4
is part of our full line of vehicles designed for international and off-road
operations,” said Ron Ziebell, Oshkosh Corporation vice president and general
manager of international programs, Defense. “In addition to offering
severe-duty, medium- and heavy-payload vehicles, our global aftermarket network
ensures our customers have ready access to parts and support
In addition to supplying the vehicles, Oshkosh Defense will
provide support and more than 25 spare engines to the Egyptian military.
Aftermarket support includes a two-year fleet agreement, vehicle training and 12
months of Field Service Representative (FSR) support in Egypt.
1990, Oshkosh has supplied Egyptian armed forces with tactical wheeled vehicles
and aftermarket support. The HEMTT A4 is the latest Oshkosh vehicle in the
Egyptian military fleet, which also includes the Heavy Equipment Transporter
(HET) and the Medium Tactical Truck (MTT).
Oshkosh has produced more than
70,000 military-class vehicles at its facilities, including more than 30,000
FHTVs. The company has begun work on the Army’s Family of Medium Tactical
Vehicles (FMTV) as well and is currently working on an initial FMTV delivery
order valued at $280.9 million for the production and delivery of 2,568 trucks
and trailers. Oshkosh has the available capacity, highly skilled workforce and
proven manufacturing capability to deliver these and other vehicle orders for
all Army and Defense programs, including the MRAP All Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV),
as well as any surges in production.
Oshkosh Defense, a division of
Oshkosh Corporation, is an industry-leading global designer and manufacturer of
tactical military trucks and armored wheeled vehicles, delivering a full product
line of conventional and hybrid vehicles, advanced armor options, proprietary
suspensions and vehicles with payloads that can exceed 70 tons.
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