Oshkosh Gets $280.9M Army Deal

Vehicle maker recently received a $280.9 million contract from the U.S. Army to buy 2,568 medium tactical vehicles, plus other services, the Pentagon said.

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Oshkosh Corp. recently received a $280.9 million contract from the U.S. Army to buy 2,568 medium tactical vehicles, plus other services, the Pentagon said late Friday.

The vehicle maker will also be responsible for providing additional care and storage, inspection test of the first vehicle, armor kits, and more.

Work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wis., with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2010.

Shares of the Oshkosh, Wis.-based company fell 46 cents to $33.25 in morning trading Monday.

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