Oshkosh Defense begins full rate production of U.S. Marine Corps' P-19R vehicle
OSHKOSH, Wis. U.S. Marine Corps officials received Milestone C approval for the P-19 Replacement (P-19R) Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle program and gave the greenlight to Oshkosh Defense, LLC - an Oshkosh Corp. company - to begin full rate production on the vehicle.
The contract, originally awarded in May 2013, is worth an estimated $192 million. The company has since completed all required development testing and evaluation.
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