Iveco, a Fiat Industrial company, designs, manufactures, and markets a broad range of light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, off-road trucks, city and intercity buses and coaches as well as special vehicles for applications such as firefighting, off-road missions, defence and civil protection.
Iveco employs almost 25,000 people and runs 24 production units in 11 countries in the world using excellent technologies developed in six research centres. Besides Europe, the company operates in more than 160 countries, including China, Russia, Australia and Latin America. Around 5,000 sales and service outlets guarantee support wherever in the world an Iveco vehicle is at work.
Iveco Defence Vehicles is dedicated to delivering innovative automotive and protection solutions to meet the needs of military customers worldwide. The company manufactures specialist military logistic, protected and armoured vehicles in its facility in Bolzano in Northern Italy, as well as marketing Iveco's full commercial range, adapted as necessary to meet the demands of the military user. In consequence,
Iveco Defence Vehicles has a full range of vehicles to meet a broad spectrum of defence applications.
Developed to counter the evolving threat, the LMV vehicle range encompasses 4x4 personnel carrier and patrol vehicles, which combine exceptional mobility, agility and terrain accessibility with high levels of protection against both ballistic and mine attack.
Available in 4x4 and 6x6 models, the MPV design is based on the Iveco Trakker military off-the-shelf truck chassis, combined with a ballistic steel protected crew cell. This cell incorporates the driver's cab and cargo, which are communicating, offering more than 13m³ of volume in the standard 4x4 version, increasing to 16m³ for the ambulance / intensive treatment unit variant.
In response to evolving user requirements, Iveco has developed two families of wheeled armoured vehicles specifically designed to undertake amphibious operations: VBTP 6x6 and SUPERAV 8x8. Through a joint venture with Oto Melara (CIO), Iveco also offers the 8x8 Centauro family, capable of mounting weapon systems from 7.62mm to 120mm.
Iveco Defence Vehicles also has access to the full Iveco range, from panel vans and light trucks through to transporters capable of moving loads in excess of 75t. Available as 4x2, 4x4, 6x4, 6x6, 8x4 and 8x8, these vehicles fulfil logistic roles for a wide range of defence forces from the rear echelon up to the forward areas.
Iveco Defence Vehicles has worked to develop a class leading protected cab, which can be fitted to Iveco's heavy-duty 6x6 and 8x8 Trakker chassis. The result is a robust, highly mobile, which can operate even in high threat areas.
Iveco Defence Vehicles also offers a full range of battle proven, powerful and capable 4x4, 6x6 and 8x8 purpose-designed military logistic vehicles to provide tactical support to any military operation in the most hostile environmental conditions. The whole range can be equipped with a new generation of add-on armour kit.