Oshkosh Receives $235M U.S. Army Contract

Company’s defense subsidiary received four orders worth $234.8 million to supply more than 4,300 all-terrain vehicle protection kits for the U.S. Army.

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- Oshkosh Corp. said Friday its defense subsidiary received four orders worth $234.8 million to supply more than 4,300 all-terrain vehicle protection kits for the U.S. Army.

The company expects the order to be completed in April 2011.

The order consists of more than 3,800 rocket-propelled grenade protection kits and more than 500 explosively formed penetrator add-on armor kits, as well as service and parts.

Shares of Oshkosh rose 34 cents to $34.32 in morning trading Friday.

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