2010-06-17 / Local & State

JLG Awarded $6 Million Contract

To build specialty vehicle for the U.S. Navy

JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has announced that it has received an order to build 38 Engine Installation and Removal Vehicles (EIRV) for the U.S. Navy.

The EIRV is based on the rugged design of the MMV, a telescopic material handler developed specifically for the material handling needs of the U.S. Marine Corp. It’s modified boom is ideal for placing or removing engines on cargo aircraft like the P-3, C-2, E- 2 and C-130. The EIRV has a load capacity of 6,000 lb. and can maneuver in the most challenging terrains.

Valued at approximately $6 million, this contract brings the total EIRV vehicles on order to 64 units, with a value totaling over $10 million dollars. The EIRV is built in McConnellsburg and will be in use at naval facilities around the globe.

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