- JLTV: Joint Light Tactical Vehicle.
- Experience of IEDs in Iraq and Afghanistan showed the need
for a more heavily armoured vehicle than the
- Category A, combat transport weight 14,322 pounds, and
3,500 pound payload while armoured.
- Category B, 4,500 pound payload while armoured.
- Category C, 5,100 pound payload while armoured,
and including shelter and ambulance options.
- All, height adjustable suspension to ≤76" to fit in
"preposition force ships."
- 2010, May:
The DoD took delivery of prototype JLTVs from
General Tactical Vehicles, and
Lockheed-BAE, for evaluation, including ballistic tests.
- 2010 June-July: Australian test vehicles scheduled for delivery;
also see Hawkei.
- 2011, December 2:
The US Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012,
seemingly terminated the JLTV program. ...
- 2012, January 5:
But the Army clarified that the project was in fact still active.
- 2013, September:
Full scale testing of JLTV prototypes from
Oshkosh Defense, Lockheed Martin, and AM General
- 2015, August 25:
The US military awarded $6.7 billion contract to
for an initial production run of "approximately 17,000" JLTVs
from FY 2016.
- 2017, February 5:
"... the U.S. Army has placed a $106 million order for
416 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) and associated
installed and packaged kits. This is the eighth order for
JLTVs since the contract was awarded in August 2015. ...
The JLTV program expects the first Army unit equipped
and both the Army and Marine Corps to achieve
Initial Operating Capability (IOC) in early
FY20." — Oshkosh.
- 2019, June 21:
The army "approve[d] JLTV Full-Rate Production".
2019, December 18: The army,
"placed an $803.9 million order for
2,721 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs)" — Oshkosh.
6.6-litre 866T diesel by Gale Banks Engineering
based on General Motor's Duramax,
Allison 2500SP six-speed automatic gearbox,
Oshkosh TAK-4i independent suspension.
- 2020 October 13:
"... the Belgium Ministry of Defence has awarded Oshkosh Defense a contract
for 322 Oshkosh Defense Command and Liaison Vehicles (CLV)
for the Belgium Defence Forces. ... joins the United States, the
United Kingdom, Lithuania, Slovenia, and Montenegro in choosing
this vehicle. ..." — Oshkosh.
- 2020 December 1:
"... an order for 2,738 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV),
1,001 companion trailers, and associated kits. ..." — Oshkosh.
... For the US Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force,
inc. 59 for for some allies.
2022 January 25:
"... unveiled the first-ever silent drive hybrid-electric
Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), the eJLTV. ..."
2022 December 16:
"... the U.S. Army Contracting Command – Detroit Arsenal has
placed a $543 Million order for 1,681 [JLTVs], 618 trailers (JLTV-T), and
associated packaged and installed kits. The order includes Oshkosh Defense
JLTVs for the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Navy.
Since winning the competitive JLTV contract in 2015, Oshkosh has built over
18,500 JLTVs" — Oshkosh.