24/06/2009 09:00:00

Navistar Defence Debuts Its Husky Tactical Support Vehicle at U.K. Vehicle Show

Related content

Navistar Defence, LLC today debuted its International® Husky

Tactical Support Vehicle (TSV) at the U.K. Ministry of Defence vehicle

show known as DVD.

In April, the Ministry of Defence awarded the company a contract to

provide 262 Husky vehicles. Organized by the Ministry’s Defence

Equipment and Support division, DVD offers attendees the chance to see

vehicles in action on the show’s off-road course.

Specially designed to meet U.K. urgent operational requirements in

Afghanistan, the lighter and more mobile Husky is built to navigate the

rough Afghan terrain, while offering added protection from ballistics

fire, mines and roadside bombs.

The Husky, which is the medium variant for the TSV program, will be

procured in three vehicle types: patrol, ambulance and command vehicle.

Integrated with U.K. specific systems by Dytecna, the vehicle

accommodates a four-person crew and is equipped with a MaxxForce®

D 6.0 L V8 engine, Allison five-speed automatic transmission, and also

incorporates Plasan Sasa’s armouring solution.

Last month, Navistar also delivered its first two Husky prototypes,

ahead of schedule, to undergo final requirements testing before full

production begins this summer.

“The Navistar team is going after an aggressive delivery commitment to

provide our U.K. forces with the equipment they need as soon as

possible,” said Archie Massicotte, president, Navistar Defence. “Not

only will we deliver quickly to support those in theater, but Navistar

is prepared to rapidly incorporate design changes into our vehicles as

in-theater threats evolve.”

Navistar Defence is an affiliate of Navistar International Corporation

(NYSE: NAV), a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce

International® brand commercial and military trucks, MaxxForce®

brand diesel engines, IC brand school and commercial buses, the Monaco®,

Holiday Rambler®, Safari®, Beaver®,

McKenzieTM and R-Vision® brand RVs, and Workhorse®

brand chassis for motor homes and step vans. It also is a private-label

designer and manufacturer of diesel engines for the pickup truck, van

and SUV markets. The company also provides truck and diesel engine and

service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional

information is available at www.Navistar.com/newsroom.

Navistar International Corporation

Media contact: Elissa Koc,

00-1-630-753-2669

Investor contact: Heather Kos, 00-1-630-753-2406

Web

site: www.Navistar.com/newsroom

Post comment

Related debate

  • 1 week
  • 1 month
  • 1 Year
Ingen indlæg

Regulatory news

Stagecoach Group PLC : Director/PDMR Shareholding

04/08/2015 15:58:11
Stagecoach Group plc (the "Company") makes the following notification under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rule 3.1.4. On 4 Au..

Form 8.3 - Royal Dutch Shell plc

04/08/2015 13:50:55
FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE ..

Form 8.3 - RSA Insurance Group

04/08/2015 10:45:13
FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE ..

Most read news

  • 24 hours
  • 48 hours
  • 1 week
1
Crédit Agricole SA is adjusting its organisation to oversee its transformations and enhance collective performance
2
Endurance Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results
3
JCPenney Announces Two Senior Executive Appointments to Propel its Omnichannel Growth Strategy
4
CREDIT AGRICOLE SA : Results second quarter and first half of 2015
5
DSM reports Q2 2015 results

Related stock quotes

Buy and sell signals

  • Trend
  • Moneymachine

Copyright Euroinvestor A/S 2015   Disclaimer and Terms of Use
Quote information is delivered by Interactive Data.
Data is delayed 15-20 minutes according to the distribution agreements set by the different exchanges.
 
04 August 2015 20:54:23
(UTC) Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London
Version: LiveBranchBuild_20150804.2 - EUROWEB7 - 2015-08-04 21:54:23 - 2015-08-04 20:54:23 - 1000 - Website: OKAY