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Oshkosh Defense Awarded $40 Million US Nacy Contract for Procurement of ROGUE Fires Carriers

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Oshkosh Defense Awarded $40 Million US Nacy Contract for Procurement of ROGUE Fires Carriers

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Oshkosh Defense Awarded $40 Million US Nacy Contract for Procurement of ROGUE Fires Carriers
Oshkosh Defense Awarded $40 Million US Nacy Contract for Procurement of ROGUE Fires Carriers

Oshkosh Defense LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation business, announced today that it was awarded an additional delivery order valued at $40 million for the procurement of Remotely Operated Ground Unit for Expeditionary Fires (ROGUE-Fires) to be used in the Navy/Marine Expeditionary Ship Interdiction System. Oshkosh will showcase ROGUE-Fires at Modern Day Marine (Booth #1915) in Washington, D.C., from April 30 – May 2. Oshkosh Defense leadership will be available to discuss ROGUE-Fires and the company’s entire portfolio of vehicles, mobility systems, and leading-edge technologies at Modern Day Marine in booth #1915.

“Today’s award underscores the continued success of the ROGUE-Fires program and Oshkosh’s unwavering commitment to working hand in hand with the Marine Corps, understanding their mission requirements, and equipping our Marines with unparalleled warfighting capabilities. The versatile ROGUE-Fires platform we are displaying at Modern Day Marine for the first time, harnesses cutting-edge technologies and facilitates seamless integration of a multitude of weapon systems. This platform will fulfill diverse mission needs for many years to come,” said Pat Williams, chief programs officer at Oshkosh Defense.

A NMESIS (Navy Marine Expeditionary Ship Interdiction System) launcher on ROGUE Fires (Remotely Operated Ground Unit for Expeditionary Fires) Oshkosh JLTV deploys into position aboard Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, Aug. 16, 2021.
A NMESIS (Navy Marine Expeditionary Ship Interdiction System) launcher on ROGUE Fires (Remotely Operated Ground Unit for Expeditionary Fires) Oshkosh JLTV deploys into position aboard Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Hawaii, Aug. 16, 2021. (Photo by Maj. Nick Mannweiler/USMC)

Developed for the U.S. Marine Corps, ROGUE-Fires is an unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) that leverages the JLTV’s extreme off-road mobility and payload capacity and Oshkosh’s advanced vehicle technologies to support Ground-Based Anti-Ship Missile (GBASM) operations. Designed to operate in both teleoperated and leader/follower modes, ROGUE-Fires serves as a versatile launch platform capable of handling various weapon payloads. In October 2023, Oshkosh announced the contract to begin low-rate initial production from the Marine Corps Systems Command.

Oshkosh Defense is a global leader in the design, production and sustainment of best-in-class military vehicles, technology solutions and mobility systems. Oshkosh develops and applies emerging technologies that advance safety and mission success. Setting the industry standard for sustaining fleet readiness, Oshkosh ensures every solution is supported worldwide throughout its entire life cycle.?Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs approximately 17,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common purpose: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Hinowa, Power Towers, Pierce®, MAXIMETAL, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™ Communications, Oshkosh® Airport Products, Oshkosh AeroTech™ and Pratt Miller.

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