LONDON, UK – 31st January 2011 — Industry-leading global designer and manufacturer of tactical military trucks and armoured wheeled vehicles, Oshkosh Defence will be showcasing their M‑ATV vehicle capabilities at International Armoured Vehicles Exhibition, taking place on the 7th to the 11th February, at the ExCel Centre, London.
As calls from across the globe cry out for improved equipment to be provided to troops in Afghanistan, Oshkosh have released the latest addition to the M‑ATV family of armoured vehicles with deliveries scheduled to take place in May 2011, and orders of collective ceiling price of hitting nearly $55 million.
Oshkosh will be exhibiting the new M‑ATV SFV, designed to support the most challenging tactical operations in rugged and mountainous off-road environments. It’s proven for harsh terrains, proven to save lives & proven to accomplish missions. Oshkosh developers have ensured that alterations carried out are specific to the needs of U.S Special Forces, including a modified cargo deck, intended to accept specialized equipment based on each mission’s requirements, and larger front windscreens for increased visibility.
The exhibition, which is taking place alongside the main conference at International Armoured Vehicles, is attracting a huge amount of interest from the defence community, with over 100 exhibitors signed up already. Oshkosh will be joined by an array of the biggest names with vehicle manufacturers including Force Protection, Paramount Group, Iveco Defence Vehicles, and Nexter.
At a time when military, political and industrial imperatives come to the fore, International Armoured Vehicles is an event that is pertinent to Armoured Vehicle Community.
Visit http://www.internationalarmouredvehicles.com for further details about the conference.
Exhibitions Marketing Manager
10th Annual International Armoured Vehicles Conference
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