U.S. military orders $243 million worth of vehicles from Oshkosh Defense

OSHKOSH -- The United States military has ordered hundreds more vehicles from Oshkosh Corporation's Defense Division.

Company officials said the order is worth more than $243 million.

The trucks are designed to provide protection and off-road mobility to service members and can be transported by air, land and sea.

The vehicles, trailers and installed kits are scheduled to be delivered by the early part of 2013.

The order is part f a $6.7 billion contract with Oshkosh Defense that was announced in August 2015.

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