Luxembourg and Sweden to Procure Scania Mine-Protected Trucks

5 September 2010 (Last Updated September 5th, 2010 18:30)

The Luxembourg Army and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) have ordered complete defence vehicles from Scania. According to the agreement signed with the Nato Maintenance and Supply Agency (NAMSA), Scania will supply 31 all-wheel-drive trucks to the Luxembourg Army and 88

The Luxembourg Army and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) have ordered complete defence vehicles from Scania.

According to the agreement signed with the Nato Maintenance and Supply Agency (NAMSA), Scania will supply 31 all-wheel-drive trucks to the Luxembourg Army and 88 logistics trucks to FMV.

The Luxembourg order includes 13 trucks with mine and ballistic protection, 28 fitted with hooklift bodywork and three with recovery body to be used largely on peacekeeping missions.

The deal with FMV includes 80 three-axle Scania G 400 6×2 logistics vehicles with hooklift bodywork, four vehicles for driver training and eight four-axle Scania P 400 8×2 with crane and platform bodywork.

FMV will also be provided with access to the Scania sales and service network throughout Sweden.

Deliveries for both countries are scheduled to take place during 2011.