JLG awarded U.S. Army telehandler contract

  • 21-May-2009 03:34 EDT
JLG Industries Inc. received an order from the U.S. Army for 214 All Terrain Lifter Army System (ATLAS) II telehandlers. This contract is valued at $33.7 million, with the first units scheduled for delivery in September. The ATLAS II is designed to reach into trucks or shipping containers, lift loads over obstacles, and pick up loads from both above and below grade.  It has a maximum reach of 28 ft (8.5 m), and loads of up to 10,000 lb (4536 kg) can be lifted as high as 17 ft (5.2 m).  The ATLAS II machines will be manufactured in McConnellsburg, PA.
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