First Images of the Intimidating Truck Replacing the US Military’s Humvee

By: | September 6th, 2015

The US military’s Humvee has become an iconic vehicle over the years, and even though it has widespread admiration, the vehicle itself is old.

As a result, the military awarded the $6.7 billion contract to replace the Humvee to Wisconsin-based truck maker Oshkosh.

Oshkosh is expected to produce approximately 17,000 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs) over the course of the deal, which come in badass two- and four-seat variations.

If you need convincing as to why the JTLV will be a good replacement for the Humvee then check out some of the specs and pictures below:

  • Core1080 Crew Protection System
  • Mine resistance
  • IED detection
  • Bolt-on armor
  • Optional turret and missile launch units
  • Electronic suspension
  • 70 percent faster than the best tactical wheeled vehicle on the market
Marshall Smith

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