Allison Transmission is providing powertrain solutions for the US Army’s newest tactical wheeled vehicle program

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE). CTT has the potential to launch more than 7,000 new vehicles once full-scale production begins, representing over $150 million in revenue for Allison’s defense end market.

The US Army has proposed replacing most variants in its fleet of heavy wheeled tactical vehicles with a single platform sharing a common powertrain, chassis and cab. The CTT program will leverage advances in the commercial vehicle industry including driver safety systems, off-road mobility, predictive maintenance and increased fuel efficiency. The testing of prototype vehicles will begin at the end of 2023, and an award decision will be made as early as 2025.

“Our mission is clear – to improve the way the world works with the most reliable, innovative and efficient power solutions that deliver the performance, quality and differentiated value proposition that our customers have come to expect from Allison,” said Dana Pittard, vice president, defense programs at Allison Transmission.

Allison will support the CTT program’s fuel efficiency goals by integrating powertrain systems equipped with FuelSense 2.0®, an advanced set of software and electronic controls that enable fuel savings of up to 6% without sacrificing performance.

Beyond innovative powertrain products, Allison is ready to support our customers and CTT’s project development milestones through the state-of-the-art infrastructure available at the Vehicle Electrification and Environmental Test Center (VE+ET), a 60,000 square foot facility at Allison global headquarters in Indianapolis. The venue offers a wide range of non-seasonal vehicle-level testing capabilities applicable to conventional, alternative fuel, electric-hybrid, electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

The US Army’s recently released climate strategy includes a goal to transition to hybrid-powered tactical vehicles by 2035. Allison has been investing in hybrid electric propulsion systems for decades, and as a result, the company is well positioned to support the U.S. defense market’s transition to electric vehicle technology.

About Allison Transmission

Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) is a leading designer and manufacturer of powertrain solutions for commercial and defense vehicles, and the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic medium- and heavy-duty transmissions Improve the way the world works. Allison products are used in a wide variety of applications including highway trucks (distribution, refuse, construction, fire and emergency), buses (school, transit and coach), RVs, off-highway vehicles and equipment (energy, mining and construction applications), and defense vehicles (tactical wheeled and tracked vehicles). Founded in 1915, the company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. With a presence in more than 150 countries, Allison has regional headquarters in the Netherlands, China and Brazil, manufacturing facilities in the US, Hungary and India, and global engineering resources including electrification engineering centers in Indianapolis, Indiana and Auburn Hills, Michigan and London in the UK. Allison also has more than 1,400 independent sales and dealer locations worldwide. Visit for more information.

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