IVECO Defence vehicles presents its light multirole 6x6 amphibious armoured vehicle at DSA 2014
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The 14Th Defence Services Asia Exhibition & Conference
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
14 - 17 April 2014
IVECO Defence Vehicles at DSA 2014
|IVECO Defence vehicles presents its light multirole 6x6 amphibious armoured vehicle at DSA 2014.|
The Italian Company IVECO Defence Vehicles presents its light multirole amphibious 6x6 armoured vehicle VBTP at DSA 2014, the Defense Services Asia Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This new family of armoured vehicles has been developed jointly by Iveco and the Brazilian Army (DCT - Department of Science and Technology) following the contract signed on December 18, 2009. The supply of the VBTP-MR will amount to 2044 vehicles, being delivered until the year 2030, with a contract value of over €2 billion.
IVECO Defence Vehicles VBTP at DSA 2014 Defence Services Asia Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The VBTP is a new family of 18 tonne 6x6 armoured, amphibious vehicles. It uses an Iveco-FPT 9-litre, 281 kW (383 HP) bi-fuel common-rail engine, coupled to an automatic gearbox. It is capable of carrying 11 soldiers. The vehicle is 7.0 metres long, 2.7 metres wide and 2.3 metres high can be transported by C-130 Hercules and KC-390 aircrafts. The VBTP can be equipped with manned and unmanned turrets carrying armament from 5.56 to 30 mm.