"This contract demonstrates JLG's ability to design and manufacture the next generation of military telehandlers capable of meeting the stringent durability, reliability and productivity requirements of the U.S. Army," said Denny Buterbaugh, JLG vice president – Government products and programs. "We are excited about the ATLAS II and its ability to build on the stellar reputation for material handling versatility, superior reach and the rough terrain performance of the original ATLAS machines."
JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE: OSK], announces that it has received an Foreign Military Sales (FMS) order from the U.S. Army's Tank-automotive Armaments Command (TACOM) for 54 JLG® G6-23A telehandlers. Valued at $3.6 million with delivery scheduled to begin August 2009, this is the latest order under a 2006 contract with TACOM for JLG telehandlers. It brings the total value of the contract to $26 million and 386 units, all of which are working in the field for the Afghan and Iraqi governments.