06.02.2015 Defense Global
General Dynamics European Land Systems-Steyr GmbH, and the Czech Republic company Excalibur Army entered into a collaboration that allows Excalibur Army to exclusively market, sell and service the Pandur II 8×8 wheeled armoured vehicle family in Czech Republic and other selected markets in Eastern Europe and Asia.
The vehicles will be manufactured under license at Excalibur Army sites in Czech Republic and Slovakia. General Dynamics European Land Systems-Steyr will support Excalibur Army’s activities with design services and delivery of components.
The two companies will bring the benefits of this partnership to compete for the Czech Ministry of Defence program to build and supply 20 Pandur II 8×8 command and communication vehicles.
The Czech Republic currently field 107 Pandur II vehicles, with several of them locally produced by VOP CZ.