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DSEI Japan 2019: JGSDF purchases Mule light vehicles

20th November 2019 - 02:15 GMT | by Koji Miyake in Tokyo


Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) exhibited its Mule Pro-FXT(EPS) multipurpose 4-wheeled light vehicle at DSEI Japan 2019, after the company signed a contract with the Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA) for six introductory Mules.

The contract amount was JPY77 million ($710,000).

The Mule is equipped with a water-cooled engine displacing 812cc. Its maximum speed is 72km/h, and it has a 453kg payload if three passengers are carried, or 158kg if there are six passengers. The Mule can also tow up to 740kg. A stretcher-mounting device can be fitted in the cargo area as an option.

These Mules will be used

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Koji Miyake


Koji Miyake

Koji Miyake is a Tokyo-based writer.

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