Antitank weapons system launched from JLTV tested by Oshkosh Defense and partnersNews
June 25, 2019
OSHKOSh, Wis. Oshkosh Defense and several industry partners report a successful test of the Javelin antitank guided munition and surveillance weapon system, launched from a Kongsberg remote weapon station mounted on an Oshkosh Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV). The test was performed at the U.S. Army post at the Redstone Test Center in northern Alabama.
According to company information, the demonstration represented the first time firing for both the Javelin and the Northrup Grumman lightweight 30 mm cannon through a remotely operated weapon station on the Oshkosh Defense JLTV.
The Javelin antitank guided munition and surveillance weapon system is made by the Javelin Joint Venture, a partnership between Raytheon and Lockheed Martin.