First contract with Italian Army Ambulance version of MPV VTTM Iveco protected vehicle 23122010-6
Defense Industry News - Iveco Defence Vehicles
Thursday , December 23, 2010, 18:56 PM
First contract signed with Italian Army for Ambulance version of MPV/VTTM Iveco protected vehicle
Iveco Defence Vehicles announces that on December 20th, 2010 the Italian Army placed order for a batch of 12 MPV in the Ambulance version (named VTMM Ambulance by the Italian Army) to be delivered between 2011 and 2012.
Since its official presentation at Eurosatory 2010, MPV-VTMM vehicle family has made decisive steps towards serial production. The MPV-VTMM family is based on a military off the shelf truck chassis combined with a protected crew cell which incorporates the driver’s cabin and cargo compartment.
MPV VTTM 4x4 ambulance medium protected vehicle Iveco Defence Vehicles
For the VTMM-MPV Ambulance, Iveco is responsible for the final protection level and for the integration of all specific equipment according to the requirements of the Italian Army.
The MPV-VTMM family of vehicles is based on military off-the shelf (COTS) high mobility chassis derived from the Trakker range, which not only provide a superior mobility but also allow the customer to exploit the Iveco worldwide logistic system.
The MPV-VTMM platform, due to this flexibility, can be declined in several other versions, while maintaining the level of protection of basic configuration. Some of the possibilities already under study and development are: - Advanced Combat Recce Team (ACRT); - Explosive Ordnance Devices Disposal (EODD) - Electronic Warfare (EW-RCIED); - Command Post (CP); - Communications; - Logistic