Under a new £282 million contract, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles will deliver 500 multipurpose trucks to the British Army in 2024.
These vehicles will allow personnel to load flat racks onto the platform, which can carry essential logistics such as ammunition, food, water, and support materiel, to operational locations.
The procurement deal is a collaboration between Defence Equipment & Support, Army Headquarters and the Field Army which has acquiring all the vehicles in just 7 months.
The vehicles will be delivered under the Rapid Acquisition Project, expediting the procurement, meaning these advanced mobility trucks reach operational deployment swiftly.
The rapid procurement of these vehicles comes at an essential time, as in 2024 the British Army will face increased commitments through Op MOBILISE and its offer to the NATO New Force Model.
The procurement contract also delivers on the Chief of General Staff’s objective of increasing logistical lift as a British Army capability.
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