Oshkosh Defense, LLC (NYSE: OSK) will be sponsoring an event hosted by the Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI) on Monday, October 24, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Alumni Center. Titled "Working with DoD - Building New Opportunities for Wisconsin Manufacturers", the event aims at promoting business growth for local manufacturers seeking government contract opportunities.

The event will provide business leaders with access to senior representatives and government officials responsible for program management, oversight and budgets totaling billions of dollars. The event will also feature speeches and panels focusing on best practices for working with the U.S. government, discussing new and existing opportunities and building relationships. Among the presenters are Mr. Scott Davis, the U.S. Army's program executive officer for Combat Support and Combat Service Support (PEO CS&CSS), as well as executives from Oshkosh Defense, LLC and Fincantieri Marinette Marine, two of Wisconsin's largest defense suppliers. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin will give opening remarks.

Other noteworthy participants include:
  • Defense Logistics Agency Land & Maritime Division (DLA)
  • DLA Small Business Office
  • Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)
  • Wisconsin Procurement Institute

There is no cost to attend but registration is required. To join this dynamic conversation shaping opportunities for Wisconsin manufacturers register HERE with Wisconsin Procurement Institute by October 18, 2016.

About Oshkosh Defense

Oshkosh Defense is a leading provider of tactical wheeled vehicles and life cycle sustainment services. For decades Oshkosh has been mobilizing military and security forces around the globe by offering a full portfolio of heavy, medium, light and highly protected military vehicles to support our customers' missions. In addition, Oshkosh offers advanced technologies and vehicle components such as TAK-4® independent suspension systems, TerraMax™ unmanned ground vehicle solutions, Command Zone™ integrated control and diagnostics system, and ProPulse® diesel electric and on-board vehicle power solutions, to provide our customers with a technical edge as they fulfill their missions. Every Oshkosh vehicle is backed by a team of defense industry experts and complete range of sustainment and training services to optimize fleet readiness and performance. Oshkosh Defense, LLC is an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE: OSK].

To learn more about Oshkosh Defense, please visit us at  www.oshkoshdefense.com.

About Oshkosh Corporation

Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency, military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide by rental companies, concrete placement and refuse collection businesses, fire & emergency departments, municipal and airport services and defense forces, where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. For more information, please visit  www.oshkoshcorporation.com.

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