Rheinmetall and Navistar Defense Canada are applying jointly for Canada’s Logistics Vehicle Modernization Program

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According to a message from the German company, Rheinmetall and Navistar Canada are jointly applying for the Logistics Vehicle Modernization (LVM) project to upgrade the Canadian military’s capabilities in the field of light and heavy logistics vehicles. The partnership between Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) and Navistar Defense Canada under the name “Team 45°N (45°N)” builds on the experience of developing technical solutions for defense and vehicle programs in Canada.

Rheinmetall and Navistar jointly applying for modernization of Canadian logistics vehicles
RMMV to HX Platform, Photo: RMMV

The RMMV brings its skills and knowledge from the field of military-off-the-shelf (MOTS) logistics vehicles of the HX family to the project. Navistar Defense Canada said it will share its experience working with the Canadian government and 1,300 military commercial-off-the-shelf (mil COTS) to the Canadian Department of Defense as part of the Medium Support Vehicle System (MSV) contribution. ) will deliver.

Rheinmetall and Navistar jointly applying for modernization of Canadian logistics vehicles
RMMV to HX 6, Photo: RMMV

According to the press release, Team 45⁰N intends to offer a comprehensive LVM solution that meets the Canadian Army’s Logistics Task Profile and is specifically tailored to military requirements – robustness, safety, payload capacity, maneuverability and off-road Capacity.

Rheinmetall and Navistar jointly applying for modernization of Canadian logistics vehicles
Photo: RMMV + Navistar

As with the HX series, the RMMV draws on the experience and use of vehicles in various user countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, Germany and Norway, as well as Austria and Sweden. According to the company, Navistar’s flexible platform can be easily tailored to specific mission requirements and configured in a variety of versions, for example as a water tank vehicle but also as a gasoline, oil and lubricants transporter, Troop Transporter, Recovery Vehicle, Tipper or also as. Transport vehicle for heavy equipment.

Rheinmetall and Navistar jointly applying for modernization of Canadian logistics vehicles
Rheinmetall and Navistar jointly applying for modernization of Canadian logistics vehicles
The Navistar Platform, Photo: Navistar

Team 45⁰N aims to support the Canadian Armed Forces before, during and after extradition. By leveraging a network of suppliers across Canada, companies aim to contribute to economic growth and meet their obligations under Canada’s Industrial and Technological Benefits Policy.

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