First Textron TAPV armored vehicle shipped to 5th Canadian Division Support Base

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The first  Textron TAPV  (Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle) armored vehicle shipped  to 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown of  the Canadian Army. That reported by .

Further, TAPV armoured patrol vehicles will go to units and 1 will be on display at the Army Run.

The Textron TAPV (Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle) is an armoured car currently in development for the Canadian Army. It is based on the M1117 Armoured Security Vehicle. Development began in 2009, and in 2012 the contract was awarded to Textron Systems, Inc. The first production vehicles are slated to enter service in 2016. An eventual 500 vehicles will be purchased, with the option to order an addition 100.

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