Gates Tours All-Terrain Facility in Oshkosh, Wis.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks with members of the press en route to Oshkosh, Wis., to tour the Oshkosh Corp.'s mine–resistant, ambush-protected-all terrain vehicle production facility, Nov. 12, 2009. The M-ATV design combines crew protection with the extreme mobility and durability needed to negotiate mountainous off-road terrain. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates pauses as he speaks with members of the press aboard a plane while en route to visit the M-ATV production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates pauses as he speaks with members of the press aboard a plane while en route to visit the M-ATV production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates arrives in Oshkosh, Wis., to tour the M-ATV production facility, Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates tours the M-ATV production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates meets with a worker during a tour of the M-ATV production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates tours the M-ATV production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates tours the M-ATV production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates tours the M-ATV production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates tours the M-ATV production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Jake Jones, left, operations manager, gives Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates a tour of the M-ATV production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Ashton B. Carter, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics, tour the M-ATV production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Jake Jones, left, operations manager, and Robert Bohn, right, chairman and CEO of Oshkosh Corp., give Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates a tour of the M-ATV production facility in Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert Gates looks at a M-ATV vehicle as he tours the production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates tours the M-ATV production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert Gates talks with World War II veteran Clarence Jungwirth, 90, a 64-year veteran of Oshkosh Corp., during a tour of the company's M-ATV production plant, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates prepares to speak to workers at the M-ATV production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks to workers at the the M-ATV production facility in Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Workers applaud during Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates' remarks during a tour of the M-ATV production facility in Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks to workers at the M-ATV production facility in Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates signs an M-ATV during a tour of the production facility in Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates points to his signature on an M-ATV after he signs it during a tour of the production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates tours the M-ATV production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates tours the M-ATV production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates watches a demonstration of the M-ATV at the production plant's test site, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates watches a demonstration of the M-ATV at the production plant's test site, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates watches a demonstration of the M-ATV at the production plant's test site, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates tours the M-ATV production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates reviews M-ATVs at the production facility, Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks with the press following a tour of the M-ATV production facility and test site in Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates speaks with the press following a tour of the M-ATV production facility and test site in Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 12, 2009. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen