Finnish Defence Forces has received 60 new SISU 8x8 Military Trucks

(May 24, 2010) -- Finnish military vehicle supplier, Sisu Defence Oy, has handed over 60 High Mobility SISU 8x8 Military Trucks to Finnish Army. The delivery was received by the Minister of Defence, Jyri Hakamies, at Sisu factory in Raasepori, Finland, on 24.5.2010. Delivered trucks are equipped with effective mine protection and feature a cabin of armour steel. Additionally, part of these trucks are allocated to be used in international crises management operations. The latter are equipped also with ballistic protection matching with the requirements of the intended use. Sisu 8x8 Military Trucks feature a modular protection system. Thereby, the ballistic and NBC protection of the vehicles can easily be assembled on or dismounted, quickly even in field. The delivery includes also a training, servicing and spare parts program. The value of the delivery altogether is approximately EUR 26 Million, excl. VAT.

Source: Sisu Defence
Date: May 26, 2010