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Oshkosh wins $1.7 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

FILE PHOTO - A view of the main entry way at the Oshkosh plant in Wisconsin October 12, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Hauck

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Oshkosh Corp (OSK.N) has been awarded a $1.7 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract to exercise options for 6,107 vehicles and 22,166 kits, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)