$100 Million Military Order For JLG

Posted on February 1, 2007

Oshkosh Truck Corp. announced that its subsidiary, JLG Industries, Inc., has been awarded a contract valued at $102.2 million by the U.S. Army for the purchase of 566 JLG Atlas II military telescopic material handlers over the next five years. The machines will be delivered for deployment throughout the U.S. Army in all logistics areas. The contract includes requirements for field service support, add-on armor, performance-based logistics and simulators for training purposes.

Typically the Atlas telehandlers are powered by a 165 hp Cummins 6BTA5.9-C165 diesel driving a powershift transmission. Rated lift capacity at 24 in. is 6000 lbs.