Belgium celebrates on the 21 July the Nationwide Day with the intention to commemorate independence from the UK of the Netherlands. This yr, amongst different issues, logistics autos which might be produced by the corporate Tatra Vehicles from Kop?ivnice for the Belgian Military (Dutch: Landcomponent, French: Composante terre) in cooperation with the companion firm DAF Vehicles have been introduced for the primary time. A complete of six new autos have been launched within the logistics autos part. Yearly, the nationwide vacation is accompanied by large celebrations within the Brussels Park. They historically embody a navy parade.

“The entire program of the Nationwide Day celebrations in Brussels Park was spectacular and the navy parade topped it. It’s a nice honour for us that the brand new logistics autos on the Tatra chassis have been included in it. Because of the cooperation with DAF Vehicles, whose cabins and engines are used for our Tatra Phoenix mannequin vary, we have been in a position to enter the demanding Belgian market. We imagine that this huge order will probably be an incredible reference for Tatra and it’ll open the door into different armies with excessive calls for on the driving traits of the automobile and the safety of the crew,” stated instantly from Brussels Kamil Koš?ál, advertising director of Tatra Vehicles.


Belgian Military Introduces New Logistics Autos on Tatra Truck Chassis

DAF Vehicles was awarded the contract for the manufacturing of virtually 9 hundred autos for the Belgian Military in 2021. The chassis are manufactured in Tatra Vehicles manufacturing facility in Kop?ivnice, and a number of the autos may also be geared up with a ballistic cabin developed by the corporate Tatra Defence Automobile. The primary deliveries of Tatra chassis, which will probably be retrofitted with superstructures and partly additionally cabins in Belgium, will happen this yr and the order will probably be accomplished in 2025. DAF autos for the Belgian Military follows up on cooperation on the Tatra Phoenix mannequin vary. By 2025, a complete of 879 logistics vehicles on a Tatra chassis, with a central load-carrying tube and with independently suspended swinging half-axles, will probably be produced.

In response to the order of the Belgian Military, 636 vehicles will probably be produced in a 4×4 configuration, and one other 243 in a four-axle 8×8 design. The unarmored cabins for a lot of the autos will probably be equipped by DAF Vehicles, the prime contractor and remaining provider of this large order. A complete of 352 autos will probably be geared up with armoured cabins developed and manufactured within the Tatra Defence Automobile plant in Kop?ivnice. These days, it’s the most secure cabin for the crew within the logistics autos class. The contract contains autos for the transport of containers with a hook loader, flatbeds, platform variations with hydraulic palms and one-sided tippers.

Belgian Army Introduces New Logistics Vehicles on Tatra Truck Chassis
Belgian Military Introduces New Logistics Autos on Tatra Truck Chassis