Oshkosh Defense is showcasing its Special Purpose All-Terrain Vehicle (S-ATV) at the Special Operations Forces Exhibition & Conference (SOFEX 2018), taking place May 8-10 in Amman, Jordan.
The S-ATV is lightweight and agile, with a modular design to meet a diverse range of mission requirements for armed forces in the United States, Middle East, and around the world.
“Building on the success of Oshkosh’s proven off-road military vehicles, the Oshkosh S-ATV is a military-grade platform that is rugged, versatile, and built for speed,” said Mike Ivy, Vice President and General Manager of International Programs, Oshkosh Defense. “With its superior levels of off-road mobility and maneuverability, as well as its ability to disembark aircraft with primary weapons ready to fire in 60 seconds or less, the S-ATV enables Special Forces units to deploy quickly with stealth and agility in the most severe environments.”
The S-ATV comes equipped with the Oshkosh TAK-4i intelligent independent suspension system, providing soldiers with superior maneuverability and a smooth ride.
The Oshkosh S-ATV can operate in the harshest terrain with a 70 percent off-road profile capability and cruising range of 800 km at 110 kilometers per hour, with a top speed of 145 kph.
The S-ATV’s systems engineering approach delivers the utmost in operational flexibility. It features plug and play C4I capacity, integrated ready mounts for a multitude of armaments and ballistic and blast protection upgrades – all in one modular, rapidly reconfigurable and extremely capable platform.
The S-ATV was built to provide the advanced performance needed for Special Reconnaissance, Counterinsurgency Operations, Long Range Surveillance, Site Seizure and Direct Combat.
The S-ATV is available in multiple configurations with varying protection levels, making the platform easily transportable via both fixed and rotary-wing platforms; it can be carried internally in a CH-47 Chinook helicopter or externally under either a CH-47 or CH-53 helicopter.