Armor & Mobility

AUG 2017

Military magazines in the United States and Canada, covering Armor and Mobility, focuses on tactical vehicles, C4ISR, Special Operations Forces, latest soldier equipment, shelters, and key DoD programs

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GEOINT.DSIGROUP.ORG To Register & Learn More: SEPT 19-20, 2017 | ALEXANDRIA, VA ________________________________ ________________________________ FREE for Military & Government Attendees "Leveraging Open Sources & New Collection Strategies" Defense Strategies Institute's 2nd GEOINT & Open Source Analytics Summit 6th Annual TACTICALCOMMUNICATIONS.DSIGROUP.ORG 12-13 September 2017 | Alexandria, VA Free for Military and Government Military Tactical Communications Summit Defense Strategies Institute's 6th Annual Air Force Landing Gear AAR has received the notice to proceed on a $909,394,297 fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force for the Landing Gear Performance-Based Logistics One program. AAR will provide total supply chain management including purchasing, remanufacturing, distribution and inventory control to support all Air Force depot and field-level, foreign military sales, other services, and contractor requisitions received for all C-130, KC-135 and E-3 landing gear parts. "We are excited to get started on this important contract for the Air Force," said Nicholas Gross, Senior Vice President, Government Supply Chain Solutions. "Serving as the prime contractor, AAR will support these three fleets utilizing our Landing Gear Repair and Overhaul center in Miami, as well as our supply chain network across the country." Repair work will be done at AAR's landing gear services facility in Miami and inventory supply and management will be handled via AAR offices and warehouses in Wood Dale, Illinois, and Ogden, Utah. More info: aarcorp.com Army Orders Additional JLTVs Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced recently that the U.S. Army has placed another order for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program including 748 vehicles and 2,359 installed and packaged kits. The order valued at more than $195 million, is the fifth order for JLTVs since the contract was awarded in August 2015. "Soldiers and Marines need a reliable, transportable, and protected mobility solution that balances payload, protection, and performance," said Dave Diersen, Oshkosh Defense vice president and general manager of Joint Programs. "The Oshkosh JLTV is that solution." The JLTV program is currently in Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) and remains on-schedule, on-budget and is completing reliability and performance test activities as well as logistics supportability evaluations around the country. The program anticipates a Full Rate Production decision in FY19, with the first Army unit equipped by mid-FY19 and both Army and Marine Corps Initial Operating Capability (IOC) in early FY20. More info: oshkoshdefense.com (Oshkosh Defense) INDUSTRY NOTES www.tacticaldefensemedia.com 26 | Armor & Mobility | August 2017

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