OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- The military contracts keep coming for Wisconsin-based truck-maker Oshkosh Corp.
The latest is a deal for 1,460 heavy-duty military trucks that are specially designed to withstand the blasts of roadside bombs. The company says the contract announced Tuesday is worth $640 million.
The all-terrain trucks are proving popular with the Pentagon because they can handle the terrain in Afghanistan, which is especially mountainous and rugged.
With the new contract, the Oshkosh, Wis.-based company has now received awards worth $4.7 billion for more than 8,000 of the trucks plus upgrades.
Shares of Oshkosh fell 36 cents, or 0.9 percent, to $38.31 in morning trading Tuesday.