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Iveco Defence Vehicles

Military Vehicles and Trucks

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 fire fighting, off-road missions, defence and civil protection.

Via Volta, 6,
Bolzano (BZ),
I-39100 Italy

Via Volta, 6,
Bolzano (BZ),
I-39100 Italy


Iveco Defence Vehicles is a brand of CNH Industrial N.V., a World leader in Capital Goods listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CNHI) and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario of the Borsa Italiana (MI: CNHI). Iveco Defence Vehicles is dedicated to delivering innovative automotive and protection solutions to meet the needs of military customers worldwide.

The company manufactures specialist 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.

Iveco Defence Vehicles has a full range of vehicles to meet a broad spectrum of defence applications.

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Light multi-role vehicle (LMV)

Developed to counter the evolving threat, the LMV vehicle range encompasses 4×4 personnel carrier and patrol vehicles, which combine exceptional mobility, agility and terrain accessibility with high levels of protection against both ballistic and mine attack.

Medium protected vehicle (MPV)

Available in 4×4 and 6×6 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 4×4 version, increasing to 16m³ for the ambulance / intensive treatment unit variant.

Armoured vehicles

In response to evolving user requirements, Iveco has developed two families of wheeled armoured vehicles specifically designed to undertake amphibious operations: VBTP 6×6 and SUPERAV 8×8. Through a joint venture with Oto Melara (CIO), Iveco also offers the 8×8 Centauro family, capable of mounting weapon systems from 7.62mm to 120mm.

MOTS and Trakker range

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 4×2, 4×4, 6×4, 6×6, 8×4 and 8×8, 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 6×6 and 8×8 Trakker chassis. The result is a robust, highly mobile, which can operate even in high threat areas.

High mobility range

Iveco Defence Vehicles also offers a full range of battle proven, powerful and capable 4×4, 6×6 and 8×8 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.

Iveco Massif Heavy Duty 4×4

The Iveco Massif is a heavy-duty four-wheel-drive vehicle manufactured by Italian firm Iveco, a subsidiary of motor company Fiat. It was produced in conjunction with the Spanish 4×4 producer Santana under an agreement signed by the two companies in May 2006.

Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1

Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 is a new armoured vehicle designed and manufactured by BAE Systems in collaboration with Iveco Defence Vehicles.

DMV Anaconda 4×4 Armoured Vehicle

The Dutch Military Vehicles (DMV) Anaconda is a new armoured vehicle designed and built by Deba Bedrijfswagens (Deba Trucks), a military vehicle manufacturer based in the Netherlands.

Centauro II Wheeled Armoured Vehicle

Centauro II wheeled anti-tank vehicle is the latest member of the Centauro family of armoured vehicles developed by the Iveco–Oto Melara Consortium (CIO).

MS-20 Daglezja Towed Support Mobile Bridge

MS-20 Daglezja towed support mobile bridge, designed by OBRUM (Research and Development Centre for Mechanical Appliances), and manufactured by Bumar-Labedy, is in service with the Polish Armed Forces.

Kozak-2 Multi-Purpose Armoured Vehicle

The Kozak-2 is a 4x4 multi-purpose, wheeled, armoured combat vehicle designed and manufactured by Ukrainian defence company NPO Practika to meet the mission needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the National Guard and the Border Guard Service.

IVECO Light Multirole Vehicle

The IVECO Light Multirole Vehicle (LMV) is a flagship product of the IVECO manufacturing facility in Bolzano, Italy.

Iveco Defence Vehicles at DSEi 2015

The Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2015 exhibition, which runs from 15-18 September, will again provide Iveco Defence Vehicles with the opportunity to showcase the most significant developments within its extensive product range and highlight its latest commercial successes.

Iveco Defence Vehicles Preview for Eurosatory 2012

Eurosatory 2012, 11-15 June 2012, provides Iveco Defence Vehicles with the opportunity to acquaint both existing customers and other visitors with the most recent developments in our product range and our latest commercial successes.

Iveco Defence Vehicles at DSEi 2011

At DSEi 2011, Iveco Defence Vehicles will be exhibiting the EOD Disposal variant of the Medium Protected Vehicle (MPV), the Special Forces variant of the successful LMV, and a Protected DROPS demonstrator based on the Protected Trakker 8x8 already in service with the British and German armies.

Iveco Presents New Special Forces LMV

Iveco Defence Vehicles is building on the remarkable commercial and operational success of its Light Multirole Vehicle (LMV) to develop a version dedicated to Special Forces operations. Currently deployed in Afghanistan by seven different nations, the LMV is well regarded by its users, and its hi

Iveco Defence Vehicles Supplies Military Trucks to French Armed Forces

Iveco Defence Vehicles and the French company Soframe, a subsidiary of the Alsatian Lohr Group, have been awarded a contract to supply multi-purpose military vehicles to the French armed forces. The tender invitation was issued in 2007 by the division of general armaments (DGA), a part of the Fr

Iveco Defence Vehicles Signs First Contract with Italian Army

Iveco Defence Vehicles has announced that the Italian Army placed an order on 20 December 2010, for a batch of 12 MPV in the ambulance version (named VTMM Ambulance by the Italian Army) to be delivered between 2011 and 2012. The ambulance version of the MPV-VTMM has been developed on th

BAE Systems and Iveco Announce Business Agreement

BAE Systems Land Systems South Africa and Iveco Defence Vehicles have announced they have signed a teaming agreement to pursue the Vistula project for the South African Army. This co-operation will bring together the expertise of two leaders in the defence industry. Both BAE Systems an

Iveco to Exhibit Products Through New DVD

DVD 2010 provides an outstanding opportunity for Iveco Defence Vehicles to exhibit some of the results of the extraordinary degree of innovation and investment in which the company has been engaged over the past 12 months. The company's focus for DVD is on developments which have been undertaken

Iveco Prepare for Eurosatory 2010

Eurosatory, running from 14 to 18 June 2010, provides Iveco Defence Vehicles with the opportunity to acquaint both existing customers and other visitors with the most recent developments in our product range. Taking pride of place on the stand at Eurosatory will be our new 8x8 amphibiou

Iveco Organizes an Industry Day for the Dutch

Iveco Defence Vehicle has held an industrial day to provide information and present opportunities for potential suppliers and partners that are interested in cooperating with Iveco in the light of the future project for the procurement of number of different variants of utility vehicles and truck

Brazilian Army Signs €2.5 Billion Defence Vehicle Supply Contract

IVECO Defence Vehicles announces that on December 18, 2009 the Brazilian Army signed a contract for the supply of 2044 units of the base model of the new family of armoured personnel carriers (VBTPMR). The vehicles will replace the old models Urutu used today by the Brazilian armed forces.

First New Iveco’s Delivered to ALC in UK’s Largest Ever Trakker Deal

Iveco Defence Vehicles has delivered the first specialist 6x6 Trakkers to ALC, an equal partnership created between Amey and VT Land to provide the Ministry of Defence (MoD) with its "C" vehicle fleet, covering its civil engineering and rough terrain mechanical handling capability. The

Iveco Defence Vehicles to Exhibit New Developments at IDET 2009

Iveco Defence Vehicles will exhibit at IDET 2009, which takes place in Brno from 5 May to 7 May. The company’s stand will feature the latest range of state-of-the-art vehicles designed to meet the demands of the defence and homeland security sectors. Iveco Defence Vehicles, a specialist

Iveco’s LMV Saves Lives in Afghanistan

Designed to offer high tactical mobility along with high maximum road speed and optimal off-road and cross-country performance, the light multirole vehicle (LMV) provides high protection levels against anti-tank and anti-personnel mines, with the emphasis on crew protection rather than vehicle in

Iveco LMV Sales Success

As 2007 drew to a close, December saw the award of further contracts to IVECO defence vehicles for its successful Light Multirole Vehicle (LMV). These compliment the company's already burgeoning order book for these highly mobile, well protected vehicles. After a demanding tendering pro

Iveco at Defence Vehicle Dynamics Show

Defence Vehicles Dynamics Show 2006 - June 28th and 29th - Millbrook Proving Ground - Bedfordshire. Iveco Defence Vehicles Division is pleased to be taking part in DVD 2006. On this, our third visit to the show, we are once again exhibiting examples from our wide range of commerc

IVECO LMV Chosen by Norway

IVECO Defence Vehicles Division is proud to announce that the Norwegian Defence Procurement Division (NDPD) has signed a contract for the supply of 25 Iveco Light Multirole Vehicles (LMV) - light armoured tactical vehicles with an option for a further 47 units. The NDPD selec

Success for Iveco LMV in Belgium

Following on from success in winning orders from UK and Italy, the Belgium Government have awarded Iveco a contract for 440 Iveco LMV - Light Armoured Tactical Vehicles (LATV) plus an option for a further 180. This latest order is for an initial batch of 440 vehicles plus 120 armoured

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Via Volta, 6

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