Romania to acquire Iveco military trucks | Automotive Industry News

Romania’s defence ministry (MApN) has a short while ago signed a deal to purchase 942 Iveco armed forces vans truly worth EUR216m, VAT excluded, area media noted.

Defence minister Nicolae Ciuca instructed this was the to start with period of a greater EUR750m agreement which contains the shipping and delivery of two,900 armed forces vans and platforms.

They will be sent more than the next four decades, noted.

Commencing with the 301th truck, “they will be created in Romania”, Ciuca stated.

He included the deal was subject matter to an eighty% offset provision. Iveco in switch will purchase from Romanian companies items or providers amounting to eighty% of the size of the deal.

Ciuca admitted the vans would be “built-in”, or only assembled, in Romania at a place still to be made a decision by Iveco and Romanian authorities.

According to a assertion in January from Iveco Defence Automobiles, the deal contains four varieties of armed forces motor vehicles from the Substantial Mobility variety – 4×4, 6×6, 8×8 and 8×8 prime mover which in switch will be supplied in 16 distinct versions.

A third will have armoured cabins.