DAF Receives New 9 Heavy Tractor/Trailer Order From Belgian Defence
Following on from its earlier order for 879 all-wheel drive CF Navy vehicles, the Belgian Defence has positioned a brand new order at DAF for 9 heavy tractor/trailer mixtures for the secure and swift restoration of autos in zones of operations and battle. The autos are scheduled to be delivered in 2024. The order is for full mixtures consisting of four-axle and all-wheel pushed CF Navy tractors and thee-axle, extendable flatbed semi-trailers from Broshuis. The tractors shall be fitted with a state-of-the-art armoured cab that provides most safety to the occupants when transporting and evacuating autos throughout navy operations.
“We’re very proud to have obtained this second order from the Belgian Defence,” says Harry Wolters, president of DAF Vehicles. “It’s additional proof that DAF can also be able to offering superior transport options for navy purposes. We look ahead to making the distinctive high quality of DAF CF Navy vehicles accessible to different armed forces as properly sooner or later.”
DAF is working intently with the famend TATRA TRUCKS within the Czech Republic. This ends in a singular chassis idea with a world-class driveline, central spine tube and unbiased suspension of half-axles. This gives the CF Navy unequalled off-road capabilities and distinctive driver consolation, even on probably the most difficult terrain. The restoration autos ordered by the Belgian Defence shall be powered by the 12.9 litre PACCAR MX-13 engine with an output of 340 kW/460 hp. The state-of-the-art armoured cabins shall be provided by TATRA DEFENCE VEHICLES utilizing parts from the cabs of the DAF CF collection produced in Belgium.
Defence and DAF will deal with the upkeep of the CF Navy mixtures in shut collaboration, through which the skilled DAF seller community in Belgium performs a vital function. The DAF seller community with greater than 1,100 places worldwide is out there for upkeep exterior the Belgian borders, as is the unparalleled DAF ITS highway facet help service. The DAF seller group can rely on the assist of PACCAR Elements for market-leading components availability. The brand new order by the Belgian Defence follows on a earlier order earlier this yr for the supply of 879 4×4 and eight×8 autos between 2022 and 2025.
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