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M-ATV deliveries met for six months

Dec. 23, 2009 at 2:30 PM   |   Comments

OSHKOSH, Wis., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. company Oshkosh Corp. announced it has surpassed its armored vehicle production delivery quotas for December marking its sixth successful month in a row.

Oshkosh is the prime contractor delivering mine-resistant, ambush-protected all-terrain vehicles as part of a Defense Department initiative to equip units in Afghanistan with a more maneuverable tactical vehicle.

Oshkosh announced it has reached its M-ATV production level of 1,000 vehicles per month for December, a company milestone marking the sixth consecutive month exceeding delivery requirements.

"Our employee gave a great effort to meet the aggressive production timeline for these urgently needed vehicles," Robert Bohn, Oshkosh chairman and chief executive officer, said in a statement.

"These M-ATVs will help improve the safety and mobility of our soldiers and Marines in Afghanistan."

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