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Eurosatory 2022: GDELS motors on with two new vehicles

14th June 2022 - 13:00 GMT | by Samuel Beal in Paris


GDELS unveiled its new MERLIN light tactical vehicle at Eurosatory 2022. (Photo: Sam Beal)

General Dynamics European Land Systems launched a new light tactical vehicle and an all-electric variant of the DURO at Eurosatory 2022.

General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) unveiled two new vehicles on 13 June during the opening day of the Eurosatory 2022 defence exhibition in Paris: the MERLIN light tactical vehicle (LTV) and the DURO-e 4x4, which is the first all-electric, all-terrain military vehicle developed by the company.

MERLIN was designed with the latest operational requirements of airborne, special forces, and light infantry forces in mind. A GDELS spokesperson explained to Shephard that MERLIN will follow the same basic engineering template as the proven Eagle V 4x4 vehicle, albeit with new technology under the hood.

The MERLIN LTV will feature revamped

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Samuel Beal


Samuel Beal

Samuel Beal is a contributor to Shephard Media and is currently reading for a master’s …

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