Centigon France has handed over a series of armoured vehicles, Fortress Intervention, to the national gendarmerie during a ceremony held at the Pasquier barracks.
The Centigon Fortress Intervention is an armoured 4x4 designed for special forces and specialized intervention units in counter-terrorism and policing operations in Europe as well as in external operations.
The vehicle is conceived to accommodate an intervention team of 6 crew of which 4 in the back area.
Despite a civilian look and appearance, the Fortress Intervention offers military-grade armour and can withstand various assault rifles (type Kalashnikov AK-47) and explosions (grenades, lateral explosion), the company announced Friday.
The armoured vehicle is also equipped with a complete set of safety systems, including a large flap of the roof, run flat ensuring vehicle mobility even with a punctured tire, the ballistic glass is made of multi-layered glass and polycarbonate.