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Oshkosh Corporation Announces Exchange Offer for 8¼% Senior Notes Due 2017 and 8½% Senior Notes Due 2020

04/26/2010

OSHKOSH, Wis., Apr 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) today announced that it has commenced an offer to exchange all of its outstanding 8¼% Senior Notes due 2017 and 8½% Senior Notes due 2020 (collectively, the "Original Notes") for new 8¼% Senior Notes due 2017 and 8½% Senior Notes due 2020 (collectively, the "New Notes") that have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

The terms of the New Notes to be issued in the exchange offer are substantially identical to those of the Original Notes, except that the New Notes will not have securities law transfer restrictions and the registration rights relating to the Original Notes and the New Notes will not provide for the payment of additional interest under circumstances relating to the timing of the exchange offer.

The exchange offer will expire at 5:00 p.m. New York City time, on May 24, 2010, unless extended by Oshkosh Corporation. Valid tenders of the Original Notes must be made, and may be withdrawn at any time, before the exchange offer expires.

Documents describing the terms of the exchange offer, including the prospectus and transmittal materials for making tenders, may be obtained from the exchange agent, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, by registered or certified mail at Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., MAC N9303-121, Corporate Trust Operations, P.O. Box 1517, Minneapolis, MN 55480-1517, Attention: DAPS Reorg, or by regular mail or overnight courier at Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., MAC N9303-121, Corporate Trust Operations, Sixth Street & Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55479, Attention: DAPS Reorg.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities. The exchange offer is being made only pursuant to a prospectus and the related letter of transmittal and only to such persons and in such jurisdictions as is permitted under applicable law.

About Oshkosh Corporation

Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh(R), JLG(R), Pierce(R),McNeilus(R), Medtec(R), Jerr-Dan(R), Oshkosh Specialty Vehicles, Frontline(TM), SMIT(TM), CON-E-CO(R), London(R) and IMT(R). Oshkosh products are valued worldwide in businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount.

(R), TM All brand names referred to in this news release are trademarks of Oshkosh Corporation or its subsidiary companies.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains statements that the Company believes to be "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact, including, without limitation, statements regarding the Company's future financial position, business strategy, targets, projected sales, costs, earnings, capital expenditures, debt levels and cash flows, and plans and objectives of management for future operations, are forward-looking statements. When used in this press release, words such as "may," "will," "expect," "intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "believe," "should," "project" or "plan" or the negative thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology are generally intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors, some of which are beyond the Company's control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors include the amount, if any, of additional orders for M-ATVs that the Company may receive; the cyclical nature of the Company's access equipment, commercial and fire & emergency markets, especially during a global recession and tight credit markets; the duration of the global recession, which could lead to additional impairment charges related to many of the Company's intangible assets and/or slower recovery in the Company's cyclical businesses than equity market expectations; the expected level and timing of U.S. Department of Defense procurement of products and services and funding thereof; risks related to reductions in government expenditures, the potential for the government to competitively bid the Company's Army and Marine Corps contracts, the startup of the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles contract and the uncertainty of government contracts generally; the consequences of financial leverage associated with the JLG acquisition, which could limit the Company's ability to pursue various opportunities; risks related to the collectability of receivables during a recession, particularly for those businesses with exposure to construction markets; risks related to production delays as a result of the economy's impact on the Company's suppliers; the potential for commodity costs to rise sharply, including in a future economic recovery; risks associated with international operations and sales, including foreign currency fluctuations; and the potential for increased costs relating to compliance with changes in laws and regulations. Additional information concerning these and other factors is contained in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. The Company assumes no obligation, and disclaims any obligation, to update information contained in this press release.

SOURCE: Oshkosh Corporation

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