DefTech to Supply Armoured Vehicles to Malaysian MoD

9 March 2011 (Last Updated March 9th, 2011 18:30)

DRB-Hicom Defence Technologies Sdn Bhd (DefTech) has been awarded a seven-year contract by the Malaysian Ministry of Defence to supply armoured vehicles. Under the RM7.55bn ($2.5bn) contract the company will design, develop, manufacture, commission, supply and deliver 257 units in 12 va

DRB-Hicom Defence Technologies Sdn Bhd (DefTech) has been awarded a seven-year contract by the Malaysian Ministry of Defence to supply armoured vehicles.

Under the RM7.55bn ($2.5bn) contract the company will design, develop, manufacture, commission, supply and deliver 257 units in 12 variants of 8x8 armoured wheeled vehicles.

The company will deliver the vehicles through its Defence Technologies unit.