JLG awarded $6 million contract to build specialty vehicle for the U.S. Navy

  • 01-Jul-2010 03:55 EDT

JLG’s Engine Installation and Removal Vehicle has a load capacity of 6000 lb (2721 kg) and can maneuver in the most challenging terrains.

JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corp. company, 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 U.S. Marine Corps. Its modified boom is suitable for placing or removing engines on cargo aircraft such as the P-3, C-2, E-2, and C-130. 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, PA, and will be in use at naval facilities around the globe.

HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Rate It
1.80 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

Autonomous driving and machine system automation continue to increase productivity and convenience in farm production.
John Deere recently updated the 135G and 245G LC reduced-tail-swing excavators with new emissions equipment and standard features including a rearview camera and auxiliary hydraulics with proportional control.
The Boston-based startup believes the marine domain is even better suited for autonomous systems than aerospace, automotive and other off-highway sectors. The company is currently testing its technology on commercial vessels in Boston Harbor.
Automation is one of three main technology areas—along with connectivity and alternative drivelines and fuels—that Volvo Construction Equipment is devoting significant R&D resources to further develop. The company recently demonstrated a prototype autonomous wheel loader and articulated hauler working together.

Related Items

Technical Paper / Journal Article
Training / Education
Training / Education