Mercedes Benz will supply 515 Mercedes Benz G-class 300 CDI vehicles, “12kN AASLT” to the Dutch Military.
The vehicles provided by Mercedes are a replacement for the G-model off-road vehicles used by the military over the past twenty years. Deliveries are set to begin in 2021 and end by 2023. The vehicles (1200 kg payload air assault vehicles) can be transported to their place of deployment by Chinook helicopters as either internal or external cargo. 550 more 12kN AASLTs could be purchased through to the year 2030, Mercedes Benz said in a statement Tuesday.
The Netherlands on Friday signed a letter of offer and acceptance for the upgrade of its fleet of 28 Boeing AH-64D Apache attack helicopters at a cost of $1.19 billion
Boeing has won a contract to provide spare parts of AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters to the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNAF). The contract provides maintenance, repair and overhaul services to the RNAFs fleet of Apaches and Chinooks, which includes 28 AH-64Ds,11 CH-47Ds and 6 CH-47Fs, the company said in a statement Saturday
The Dutch military has received an actual Buk anti-aircraft missile system from Georgia to use in its investigation of the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 downing in July 2014. According to a report by Dutch television news service
Supacat and Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Netherlands (RMMV NL) have teamed to offer Dutch-built Supacat Protected Vehicles for the 12kN air assault vehicle (AASLT) and a 12kN light-weight protected vehicle requirements as part of the Defence-wide Wheeled Vehicle Replacement Programme (DVOW) with the Dutch Army. Under the teaming agreement and upon contract award, the Supacat-designed vehicles will be built by RMMV NL and the production line will be supported by their existing supply chain in the Netherlands
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