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Defence Services Asia : Iveco offers up amphibious and light armour variants to SE Asia

15th April 2014 - 10:42 GMT | by Andrew White in Kuala Lumpur


Militaries in Southeast Asia are demanding more lightweight armoured solutions for tactical vehicle requirements, according to Iveco.

Speaking to Shephard at the Defence Services Asia exhibition in Kuala Lumpur, Iveco sales and marketing director Flavio Marchesoni explained that the threat of the improvised explosive device (IED) was not just restricted to operations in Afghanistan but very much prevalent elsewhere in the world.

However, he warned that many western armoured solutions might be ‘too sophisticated’ for the Southeast Asian market with potential customers in the region requiring lighter platforms. Referring to systems such as Oshkosh Defense’s M-ATV and Iveco’s LMV, he

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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