Swedish Army orders Rheinmetall MAN HX 8x8 trucks to transport Patriot systems


Rheinmetall has been awarded a contract from the Swedish armed forces to supply heavy trucks vehicles for transporting Patriot air defence systems made by Rheinmetall’s partner Raytheon.


Swedish Army orders Rheinmetall MAN HX 8x8 trucks to transport Patriot systems
Rheinmetall MAN HX truck in transport variant (Picture source: Army Recognition)


Starting in the first quarter of 2021, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) will supply Sweden with a total of forty 8x8 trucks from its HX series, split in two variants: 16 tractors and 24 transport vehicles.

FMV, the Swedish procurement authority, already ordered other HX vehicles for its logistics corps. The newly awarded order is the first joint procurement project of Raytheon and Rheinmetall since the launch of their teaming agreement in March 2018.


 

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