Sweden orders Rheinmetall HX heavy trucks
Rheinmetall has received a contract from the Swedish Army to supply HX series heavy trucks for transporting Sweden's Patriot air defence systems, the company announced 17 January.
Under the contract, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles will supply 40 high-mobility trucks including 16 tractor trucks and 24 transport vehicles. Deliveries will begin in the first quarter of 2021.
The HX2 family of vehicles are versatile and can be operated in rugged terrain. The vehicles’ flexible design allows the integration of additional force protection solutions for improved crew protection.
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