Iveco Defence Vehicles announces that on May 27, 2015 the Spanish Army and Iveco signed a contract for the supply of multi-purpose military trucks to the Spanish armed forces. The tender invitation was issued in 2014 by the Ministerio de la Defensa, Ejercito de Tierra and resulted in the selection of Iveco Defence Vehicles, whose bid was rated as the best in technical and economic terms, after three months of intensive on and off road trials.
The frame contract includes about 700 units to be supplied with optional subsequent releases over the next six years.
The contract comprises many model variants, including 4x4, 6x6 and 8x8 vehicles from Ivecos high-mobility range of trucks which will be supplied in different configurations including various types of demountable hook-lift body work, cranes for the recovery of military vehicles, fuel tankers and load handling systems.
The vehicles will be supplied with protected and unprotected cabs which are interchangeable and can be mounted on all chassis according to the assessed level of threat. The cabs also offer a high level of crew comfort and are designed to accommodate a variety of modern military communication and command systems.
The new contract includes the Integrated Logistic Support of vehicles. The aim is to develop and broaden the cooperation between Iveco and the Spanish Ministry of Defence, providing assistance to Iveco vehicles in service with the Ejercito de Tierra.
Iveco Defence Vehicles sales successes in Spain
The award of this contract cements the companys long relationship (over 75 years) with the Spanish MoD, enhancing its position as a key industry supplier of the FAS (Fuerzas Armadas Españolas). In the last 10 years, Iveco Defence Vehicles Spain has delivered nearly 2,400 vehicles from its product range, among which 270 LMVs (Light Multirole Vehicles) and several hundred high mobility trucks.
For more information contact:
Iveco Defence Vehicles Press Office
External Relations & Communication Manager
Phone +39 04 71 905 314
Mobile +39 331 69 20 895
CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) is a global leader in the capital goods sector with established industrial experience, a wide range of products and a worldwide presence. Each of the individual brands belonging to the Group is a major international force in its specific industrial sector: Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and Steyr for tractors and agricultural machinery; Case and New Holland Construction for earth moving equipment; Iveco for commercial vehicles; Iveco Bus and Heuliez Bus for buses and coaches; Iveco Astra for quarry and construction vehicles; Magirus for firefighting vehicles; Iveco Defence Vehicles for defence and civil protection; and FPT Industrial for engines and transmissions.
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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 Ivecos 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.
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