More VT4 vehicles reach DGA
The latest vehicles will shortly be delivered to the French Army.
Based on a commercial Ford Everest 4x4 design, the VT4 command and liaison vehicle is designed to carry five troops or four soldiers equipped with the FELIN system.
Arquus equips the vehicles with weapon mounts and removable glazing protection.
A total of 4,380 VT4s are being provided under the French Military Programming Law (LPM) 2019-2025.
The majority of the vehicles are destined for the French Army, the DGA noted in a 3 March statement.
By the end of 2021, 3,000 VT4s had been delivered.
More from Land Warfare
With production now under way for launch customer Hungary, Rheinmetall is targeting a number of new market opportunities for its Lynx infantry fighting vehicle, including requirements in Greece and Italy.
Silvus Technologies will supply radios for on-the-move communications on board USMC armoured vehicles under a $5 million dollar contract.
The Polish Army has taken delivery of the first K2 tanks and K9 self-propelled howitzers from its mega-order placed earlier this year.
Estonia is to acquire HIMARS weapon systems to expand its indirect fires capabilities under a $200 million deal with the US.
India's perennial struggle to select a carbine stutters forward again with the issue of an RfP.
The capability of the New Zealand Army has been significantly damaged by its commitment to Operation Protect, the military contribution to the government’s response to COVID-19.