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US Army Awards Oshkosh Defense $342 million contract to Produce 557 Medium Equipment Trailers

US Army Training Command awarded Oshkosh Defense to produce Medium Equipment Trailers. Oshkosh Defense will partner with the Dutch company, Broshuis, to execute this contract. The value of this contract is up to $342 million.

As per Oshkosh Defense press release, “The five-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract includes the option for two additional years and calls for Oshkosh to produce an estimated 557 trailers”. Oshkosh Defense will deliver the first trailers in May 2024 to support Product Qualification Testing and Operational Testing.

The MET is a six-axle trailer designed to be pulled by the Oshkosh Enhanced Heavy Equipment Transporter (EHET) M1300 Tractor with the ability to obtain European road permissions at required payloads and negotiate highway overpasses. The combined MET and EHET system is capable of transporting military equipment weighing up to 60-tons.

In September 2022, the U.S. Army also selected Oshkosh to produce theĀ Enhanced Heavy Equipment Transporter System (EHETS).

Oshkosh Defense Press Release

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