New Oshkosh armored truck debuts in Afghanistan


WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. Defense Department said on Wednesday it was planning to buy as many as 6,600 of a new series of Oshkosh Corp off-road armored trucks built for U.S. use in Afghanistan. Seven of the MRAP All-Terrain Vehicles, or M-ATV, were due to arrive in Afghanistan overnight in the first wave of deliveries from the ambitious production program, said Geoff Morrell, the Pentagon press secretary. He said more than 6,600 were scheduled to go to Afghanistan. Three ...

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