Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV)
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The Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) is a system of strategically deployable vehicles that performs general resupply, ammunition resupply, maintenance and recovery, and engineer support missions. It serves as weapon systems platforms for combat, combat support and combat service support units in a tactical environment.

The Light Medium Tactical Vehicle (LMTV) has a 2.5-ton capacity (cargo, van and chassis models) and a companion trailer. The Medium Tactical Vehicle (MTV) has a 5-ton capacity (cargo; long wheelbase cargo with and without materiel handling equipment; tractor; van; wrecker; 8.8-ton Load Handling System (LHS); 8.8-ton LHS trailer and 10-ton dump truck models). Three truck variants and two companion trailers, with the same payload capacity as their prime movers, provide airdrop capability. MTV also serves as the platform for the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) and resupply vehicle for PATRIOT and HIMARS. FMTV operates worldwide in all weather and terrain conditions.

FMTV incorporates a vehicle data bus and Class V interactive electronic technical manual, significantly lowering operating and support costs. Units are equipped with FMTV at more than 68 locations worldwide. The Army continues to purchase the current FMTV A1P2 configuration, in particular to support European Deterrence Initiative requirements, with production and deployment continuing into 2021. In February 2018, the Army pursued a competitive award for Engineering Change Proposals to the Army-owned technical data package for new production of the FMTV A2. Recent efforts to integrate critical (but heavy) protection solutions and satisfy the growing power demands of modern military command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems contributed to a loss of overall vehicle performance. The FMTV A2 modernization effort re-balances the payload, performance and protection triangle for today while providing additional capacity for integration of new technologies tomorrow.


FMTV enhances crew survivability and tactical mobility while being strategically deployable in C-5, C-17 and C-130 aircraft. It reduces the Army’s logistical footprint and provides a high-operational readiness rate for the warfighter.


LMTV A1 Cargo

  • Payload (Pounds):5,000
  • Towed Load (Pounds):12,000
  • Engine:Caterpillar, 6-cylinder diesel, 275 horsepower
  • Transmission:Automatic Allison Transmission
  • Drive:4×4

MTV A1 Cargo

  • Payload (Pounds):10,000
  • Towed Load (Pounds):21,000
  • Engine:Caterpillar, 6-cylinder diesel, 330 horsepower
  • Transmission:Automatic Allison Transmission
  • Drive:4×4


FY95-FY17: Production and Deployment


FY18-FY21: FMTV A1P2 Production and Deployment
FY22: FMTV A2 Production and Deployment

Foreign Military Sales

Afghanistan, Canada, Djibouti, Greece, Iraq, Jordan, Macedonia, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand and United Arab Emirates


  • Prime: Oshkosh (Oshkosh, WI)
  • Axles: Meritor (Troy, MI)
  • Transmission: Allison Transmission (Indianapolis, IN)
  • Engine: Caterpillar, Inc. (Greenville, SC)