Iveco to supply vehicles to German and Romanian armed forces

16 January 2018 (Last Updated January 16th, 2018 11:55)

CNH Industrial’s defence and civil protection brand Iveco Defence Vehicles has signed new contracts for the delivery of major orders to German and Romanian armed forces.

CNH Industrial’s defence and civil protection brand Iveco Defence Vehicles has signed new contracts for the delivery of major orders to German and Romanian armed forces.

The first contract signed with German company BwFuhrpark Service will provide a new fleet of military medium multipurpose 4×4 trucks for the German Army.

Under the contract, Iveco will be responsible for providing the army with a total of 280 Eurocargo trucks this year.

The current deal between Iveco Defence Vehicles and BwFuhrpark Service resulted from a two-year intensive market evaluation and comprehensive practical trials with a demonstrator vehicle.

“The Romanian contract will supply purpose designed 6×6 military logistic vehicles from the Iveco Defence Vehicles high-mobility truck range.”

The second order is for the supply of 173 military logistics vehicles to the Romanian Ministry of National Defence.

The delivery is due to be completed by this year.

The Romanian contract will supply purpose designed 6×6 military logistic vehicles from the Iveco Defence Vehicles high-mobility truck range.

The vehicles are designed to transport troops and equipment. They are equipped with a self-recovery winch, improved mobility and fording abilities to offer tactical support for any military operation.

In addition, the military logistic vehicles are C-130 air transportable.

Iveco Defence Vehicles has also secured other recent contract awards with German Bundeswehr.

The deals include orders for 133 armoured Trakker-8×8 trucks.