General Dynamics To Deliver Fifth Batch Of Piranha III Armored Vehicles To Romania

  • Our Bureau
  • 02:06 PM, January 27, 2017
  • 3589
General Dynamics To Deliver Fifth Batch Of Piranha III Armored Vehicles To Romania
Piranha III Armored Vehicle

General Dynamics has been awarded a contract to deliver a fifth batch of additional PIRANHA III 8x8 wheeled armored vehicles to the Romanian Armed Forces. 

The vehicle supply contract, signed on December 30, 2016, is part of the Romanian Army’s plan to modernize its legacy wheeled armored vehicle fleet. PIRANHA vehicles have been successfully in service with the Romanian Armored Forces since 2006 and have proven its capabilities in various missions in country and abroad, the company said in a statement Thursday.

“The Romanian Army is a very important PIRANHA user for General Dynamics European Land Systems and we are honored by this contract award as it reflects the high confidence and satisfaction of the Romanian Army in this vehicle,” said Thomas Kauffmann, Vice President International Business & Services of General Dynamics European Land Systems. 

With more than 11,000 systems fielded, the PIRANHA is one of the most successful 8x8 wheeled armored vehicles in the world. 

Also Read

Denmark Orders 309 Piranha 5 Armored Vehicles For 603 Million Euros

December 14, 2015 @ 03:19 PM

Three Spanish Companies Enter Temporary JV To Construct 400 Piranha 5 Armored

December 12, 2015 @ 04:45 AM

General Dynamics displays PIRANHA wheeled armored vehicle at Eurosatory 2010

June 16, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

General Dynamics Awarded Order for 18 PIRANHA IIIC 8x8 Vehicles from Brazilian

November 21, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

Romania Approves $11.3B Spending Plans on Defense in Next Decade

August 2, 2017 @ 04:34 AM

General Dynamics Awarded US$ 250 Million For ‘Prophet System’

June 16, 2017 @ 04:52 AM

Romania Air Force To Get Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon Training System

May 9, 2017 @ 12:54 PM

General Dynamics' Knifefish Unmanned Undersea Vehicle Completes Mine-hunting Evaluation

March 21, 2017 @ 12:02 PM

Iran To Mass Produce Home-made Main Battle Tank 'Karrar'

March 13, 2017 @ 10:36 AM

General Dynamics Wins $44 Million To Service US Navy’s Shipboard And Airborne...

March 2, 2017 @ 08:55 AM