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ACMAT : Manufacturer of all-terrain tactical vehicles since 1948
 
 
 
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ACMAT
The expertise driving Forces since 1948
Since the fundation in 1948, the vision of ACMAT is based on the commitment to excellence.
This permanent requirement is the base of our expertise: the custom-made design of the best mobility solutions in the most challenging terrain.
Precursor of the tactical off-road mobility in extreme environment, ACMAT designs and manufactures a wide range of light and medium 4WD and 6WD trucks.
The world-famous VLRA 4WD is notably the all-wheeled tactical vehicle driving the French Army and the Special Forces, Air, Land and Marine, in all theaters of operations.
The loyalty of these commando units is the proven recognition of the extreme mobility solutions ACMAT in terms of endurance, survivability and robustness.
Military or peacekeeping operations, security or maintenance of order missions, more than 12,000 off-roaders ACMAT drive and support Forces in more than 50 countries.

 
 
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100% military
ACMAT is a human-sized company with 150 persons motivated and structured to meet the challenge of productivity and quality.
In the heart of a famous industrial network well-known for the mechanical and naval constructions, all the human resources, from design to customer services, are concentrated in a single place.
This human capital is the insurance of reactivity and flexibility for meeting the total customer satisfaction.
The women and the men of ACMAT live day-to-day the fundamental values of the company: Commitment, Performance, Dignity to support the technical integrity of our all-wheeled vehicles and the physical integrity of the use
 
Standardization & Modularity
The concept ACMAT is applied at each step of the production for more than 40 versions of the VLRA range and the trailers which share standardized and modular components.
Turbo diesel engine, 2-gear transfer box with locking differential, inter-axles differential lock up for limited slip are only some of the 90% of common and interchangeable parts equipping both the 4WD, 6WD and armoured models.
The new off-roaders VLRA 2 and ALTV keep the same concept in their respective range by integrating the new technologies: automatic transmission, ABS, new powerful engines compliant with the latest emission standards.
Standardization and interchangeability are the insurance for reducing the maintenance and the possession costs.
 
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Survivability & Mobility
The 4WD and 6WD ACMAT are designed for all the tactical missions, mobility, all-terrain performances and survivability.
Air transportable and parachutable, air-droppable at low altitude, the unique design of the off-roaders facilitates their air transport and dropping abilities.
Robustness of the rigid all-welded chassis, oversized radiator, more than 1200-km cruising range without refueling, 180-litre drinking water tank,… the vehicle ACMAT is designed 100 % for extreme performance.
Whatever the terrain and the engagement conditions, the outstanding abilities of mobility, agility and survivability allow the crew to brave the most toughest terrain.
The versatility of the off-roader ACMAT faces the most particular missions.
Personnel, cargo or container carrier, ambulance or recovery, van or tanker, the ranges VLRA, VLRA 2 and ALTV adapt to the most extreme environment.
 
Customer excellence
Our commitment to quality, illustrated by the certifications ISO 9001 and AQAP 2110, meets all the NATO standards for design, development and production.
From the training to the vehicle retrofit programs, the engineering of support ACMAT is an innovative process.
The services ACMAT guarantee the Maintenance in Operational Conditions of the vehicles, reduce significantly the ownership cost and extend the service life.
The complete process is the insurance for operating the vehicles in total independence and
always to their full level of capability all over the world.
 
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Company profile
Since 2006, integrating the Defence Pole of Renault Trucks, ACMAT is partner of one of the world leaders in the transport industry.
The new executive managed by Moun Bourjij leads an ambitious strategy perpetuating the unique know-how in the fields of defence, security and industry.
In 2009, the production of the new all-terrain vehicles, the truck VLRA 2 and the pickup ALTV, combining innovation and tradition, illustrates the development of the range ACMAT on all continents.
Since April 2010, François Bouvier still writes successfully new chapters in the history of the company by perpetuating the commitment to excellence.
Nowadays, more than 12 000 trucks VLRA and pickups ALTV brave the limits, performing military and security missions in more than 50 nations, in Europe, Africa, Middle-East and Latin America.
 
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The VLRA 4WD and 6WD, flagship of our production, is always the tactical vehicle driving the French Army and more than 50 Armed Forces worldwide.
 
ACMAT Contact Information
ACMAT S.A.S.
Le Point du Jour
44600 Saint-Nazaire
France
Tel +33 (0)2 40 22 33 71
Fax +33 (0)2 40 66 30 96
E-mail info@acmat.fr
Web site: www.acmat.fr
 
 
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Combat, reconnaissance armoured and fast attack vehicles for modern Special Forces units.

Today, Special Forces are engaged in a war against the terrorism and they need multi-purpose combat vehicle able to provide them with tactical mobility in harsh terrain. Tactical vehicles for Special Forces Operations are used for a wide range of missions as counter-proliferation, foreign and homeland security, special reconnaissance, direct action, and unconventional warfare missions. Modularity, protection and fire power are key features for the new vehicles of Special Forces Operations (SOF).

Today, Special Forces are engaged in a war against the terrorism and they need multi-purpose combat vehicle able to provide them with tactical mobility in harsh terrain. Tactical vehicles for Special Forces Operations are used for a wide range of missions as counter-proliferation, foreign and homeland security, special reconnaissance, direct action, and unconventional warfare missions.
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Acmat a new range of armoured personnel carrier vehicles for the modern battlefield.

The modern armoured vehicle personnel carrier (APC) is a combat vehicle designed to transport soldiers on the battlefield. Most of the time the APC can be fitted with a small turret armed with weapons from 7.62 mm machine guns to 40 mm cannons. The vehicle is not used to take part in direct combat, but to carry military personnel on the battle field in safe conditions and to protect the crew against new threats such as mines blast and IED's.

The modern armoured vehicle personnel carrier (APC) is a combat vehicle designed to transport soldiers on the battlefield. Most of the time the APC can be fitted with a small turret armed with weapons from 7.62 mm machine guns to 40 mm cannons. The vehicle is not used to take part in direct combat, but to carry military personnel on the battle field in safe conditions and to protect the crew against new threats such as mines blast and IED's.
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Acmat a wide range of military logistic vehicles for the modern battlefield

Military logistics is the discipline of planning and carrying out the movement and maintenance of military forces. Military logistics has become an essential part to support military personnel deployed on the battlefield. The main missions of logistics units are storage, distribution, maintenance, evacuation, disposition of equipment, transport of personnel, maintenance, medical and health service support.
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Acmat ligt tactical vehicles for medical support and ambulance on the battlefield.

In order to save soldier lives on the battlefield, medical units need to provide advanced care on the field and evacuate wounded personnel to a hospital as quickly as possible. Those are the two critical elements. Military ambulances include both ambulances based on civilian designs and armored, but unarmed ambulances based on wheeled armoured personnel carriers (APCs) such as the Dingo 2, VRLA TPK Acmat or the M113 tracked armored vehicle.

In order to save soldier lives on the battlefield, medical units need to provide advanced care on the field and evacuate wounded personnel to a hospital as quickly as possible. Those are the two critical elements. Military ambulances include both ambulances based on civilian designs and armored, but unarmed ambulances based on wheeled armoured personnel carriers (APCs) such as the Dingo 2, VRLA TPK Acmat or the M113 tracked armored vehicle.
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Command post and communication ACMAT vehicles for the modern battlefield.

Combat units on the battlefield must have vehicles capable of transporting personnel in charge of the command and the management of forces on the battlefield. Commanding officers are assisted in executing these tasks by specialized staff officers and enlisted personnel. These military staffs are a group of officers and enlisted personnel that provide a bi-directional flow of information between a commanding officer and subordinate military units.

Combat units on the battlefield must have vehicles capable of transporting personnel in charge of the command and the management of forces on the battlefield. Commanding officers are assisted in executing these tasks by specialized staff officers and enlisted personnel. These military staffs are a group of officers and enlisted personnel that provide a bi-directional flow of information between a commanding officer and subordinate military units.
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Acmat light personnel carrier the standard multi-role vehicle in Africa and Middle East. 

The troop’s carrier is a light wheeled vehicle design to carry the soldiers on the battlefield with high mobility and all-terrain capacities. In Europe, the troops carrier is protected by armour but in Africa and some Middle East countries, the vehicle use an open top crew compartment. This type of vehicle can also be used as short range reconnaissance patrol vehicle.

The troop’s carrier is a light wheeled vehicle design to carry the soldiers on the battlefield with high mobility and all-terrain capacities. In Europe, the troops carrier is protected by armour but in Africa and some Middle East countries, the vehicle use an open top crew compartment. This type of vehicle can also be used as short range reconnaissance patrol vehicle.
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