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 Hotnews.ro 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, romania-insider.com 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.