The ministry has inked a deal with local manufacturer Tatra Trucks to supply 18 TATRA military vehicles . The contract is worth about 136.5 million krona (US $6 million), according to www.dgmarket.com.
According to the contract will be to supply 18 18 N3G-V trucks from TATRA TRUCKS. Most likely to be supply TATRA PHOENIX military vehicles.
This is another of contracts implemented in the framework of urgent need, translated by the Czechs, among others, the terrorist threat and the wave of emigration from the Middle East and Africa.
Th TATRA PHOENIX that was introduced in 2011 as a result of cooperation with DAF TRUCKS N.V. will take a certain place in the TATRA offer. This product line will be presented at IDEX for the very first time. The producer has decided to show this new model as an all-wheel-drive 6×6 tractor for different purposes.
The base of this truck is TATRA unique chassis with independent swinging half axles suspended by air. The comfortable cabin that is available in version “day cab” as well as the version “sleeper cab” is supplied by DAF. The water-cooled 12.9 liters engine PACCAR MX is available in four power version – 265, 300, 340 and 375 kW and can be completed with ZF 16-speed manual or automated gearbox.
There is also available a full automatic gearbox Allison on demand. TATRA PHOENIX is also equipped with TATRA transfer case that brings the power to the driveline inside of TATRA backbone tube.