The Italian Army (Esercito Italiano) procurement agency TERRARM (Direzione Generale degli Armamenti Terrestri) has placed an order with Iveco Defence Vehicles SpA for a batch of twelve TRAKKER tactical truck chassis based medium protected vehicles in the ambulance configuration. The vehicle called VTMM ambulance is a variant of the new 18 Tonnes VTMM (Veicolo Tattico Medio Multiruolo) 4×4 higly protected vehicle developed in collaboration with German company Krauss Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co KG. The fleet is to be delivered between 2011 and 2012.

The vehicle is equipped with two stretchers which allow an easy loadeding and will transport a crew of four people including the driver, commander, medical officer and the nurse. This variant includes a complete NBC protection system solution.

VTMM is called GFF4 (Geschutzte Fuhrungs und Funktionsfahrzeug Class 4) by its German manufacturer and is only available in a 6×6 configuration. The vehicle includes an advanced composite IED protection package from IBD Deisenroth Engineering.

VTMM can be declined in several other versions including advanced combat recce team, explosive ordnance devices disposal, electronic warfare, command post, communications and logistic.

(Iveco DV SpA).

(Iveco DV SpA).

(Krauss Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co KG.).

(Krauss Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co KG.).

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