France CONTRACT PARTNER
ARMY ARMORED TRUCKS
Scania cabins of Netherlands Armed Forces to be armored
French armoring specialist
April 18th, 2018 – Following an international tender
won by the Swedish manufacturer Scania, more than 2,000 trucks will be built
and delivered to the Defense Materiel Organisation (DMO) of the Netherlands’
Ministry of Defense.
Centigon France, a sister company of the Centigon
Security Group, a world-leading provider of civil and military armored
vehicles, was contracted by Scania to manufacture 185 armoured cabins with an
option for 400 additional units for The Netherlands’ Ministry of Defence. The
armored cabins are designed to withstand the various threats during missions.
Mr.BAUCHER Franck, the Chief Executive Officer of CENTIGON SECURITY GROUP underlined "the importance of this contract, which came in addition to the Danish forces market. It is the know-how of all the Centigon teams that is recognized, from the design office, to the welders through the ballistic experts, not to mention the sales team. The partnership with Scania is a true win-win relationship and we are confident that other armies will follow soon.”
For more than 60 years, Centigon has been
designing and producing armour conversion services for military and civil
applications. Its armoured vehicles well known for their reliability and
superior quality are used all over the world by armies, special forces,
ministries, governments, NGOs, CIT companies and central banks.
Armored cabin deliveries to Scania will begin in 2020; the ten-year framework contract also includes a suite of support services: integrated logistics (ILS), maintenance and repair (MCO), spare parts provisioning and training.