Patria Group has today announced that AMV XP 8×8 test vehicles have been sent from Finland to Japan for the next WAPC trials.
Press Release, Helsinki, 16 December 2020: Patria AMV XP (AMVXP) 8×8 vehicles have now been sent from Finland to Japan for test purposes. These vehicles are part of the Japanese Ground Self-Defence Force’s project called the Next Wheeled Armoured Vehicle operating under the Japanese Ministry of Defence. The vehicles will be handed over to the Japanese Ministry of Defence on schedule, and Patria is ready to provide all necessary support to the Japanese in the upcoming tests.
Patria has been selected as one of the competitors for the new 8×8 Wheeled Armoured Personnel Carriers (WAPCs) project. The project has progressed to the test phase after which the Japanese Ministry of Defence will evaluate the vehicles.
Patria is confident that Patria AMV XP meets all customer requirements. With a superior mobility and protection, as well as state-of-the-art modularity, performance and reliability, Patria AMV XP is perfect for any operations in any environment. Patria AMV 8×8 family has been contracted for 1,600 vehicles globally.
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