Plasan Sasa from Israel has signed a contract with TESS DEFENCE S.A., to supply its superior armor package deal for the brand new Spanish Military’s VCR Dragon 8×8 wheeled fight car. The contract that was signed by November 2021, covers the primary 348 Dragon automobiles. Throughout the contract scope, Plasan will provide its progressive light-weight and modular RPG safety, branded as Hybrid Slat Fence (HSF), and its distinctive mine safety answer for underbelly and IED aspect blast with its corresponding energy-absorbing mine seats. Deliveries below this contract will begin in January 2022 and can proceed till 2026.

Dan Ziv, Plasan CEO, stated: “This contract is a crucial milestone in Plasan‘s effort devoted to the VCR in the course of the previous years and noteworthy proof for Plasan’s distinctive skill to adapt its know-how and options to particular platform and buyer’s wants. Plasan is proud to participate on this prestigious program of the Spanish MoD and can proceed to work carefully with TESS DEFENCE S.A. to make sure the profitable implementation of the VCR program“.


Hybrid Slat Fence

In August 2020, Spain has positioned a €1.74 bn contract to obtain 348 8×8 Dragon 8×8 Wheeled Fight Automobiles (VCR). The contract was awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Protection (MoD) to a three way partnership (JV) of Basic Dynamics European Land Methods-Santa Bárbara Sistemas (GDELS-SBS). The manufacturing of the 8×8 ‘Dragon’ for the Spanish Armed Forces has began within the Trubia Manufacturing facility (Asturias) of GDELS-Santa Bárbara Sistemas with the chopping of the primary metal armor plate. The primary sequence automobiles of the VCR 8×8 ‘Dragon’, meant to modernize the capabilities of the Spanish Military, are scheduled to be made obtainable within the second semester of 2022.

Plasan is an Israeli primarily based car producer. Plasan Sasa, established in 1985, develops, manufactures, and assembles custom-built car armor programs and chassis up-armor designs in addition to Add-On Armor Safety Kits for light-weight army tactical vehicles and APCs, for mounted and rotary wing plane, business automobiles, and is a serious provider of personnel safety armor. TESS Defence was born as a collaboration within the protection sector. To this finish, Indra Sistemas S.A., Santa Bárbara Sistemas S.A., Sapa Placencia S.L. and Escribano Mechanical & Engineering S.L., have joined forces to kind the corporate that manages the Program for the availability of 348 Wheeled Fight Automobiles (VCR8x8 Dragon) for the Spanish Military.

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