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Eurosatory 2012: Brazil and Iveco to work up next-generation Guarani

12th June 2012 - 14:43 GMT | by Andrew White in Paris


The Brazilian Army has tasked Iveco with the development of a new version of the Guarani armoured vehicle for use by infantry forces, it has been announced.

Speaking at Eurosatory in Paris on 12 June, Iveco company executives described the agreement with the Brazilian Army's Science and Technology Department, which will focus on the development of a 'wide variety' of vehicle configurations in order to help them fulfil roles including personnel carrier; reconnaissance; and ambulance.

The deal follows a 2009 agreement in which the army contracted Iveco to supply 6X6 Guarani or VBTP platforms as part of a wider 2,044-strong

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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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