Following an extensive technical evaluation by the Slovak military, the MOD is opening a tender for the procurement of 404 light, multipurpose tactical armored vehicles for the Slovak armed forces. The evaluations included nine vehicles – from the Czech Republic, Turkey, Switzerland, and France. Three Turkish vehicles were evaluated – the Aligator Master II from, Ejder Yalcin from and Cobra II from . Two models from the Czech Republic were the Ajban proposed by Czech MoD-owned CZ teamed with and Patriot 4×4 from Defence. Other vehicles included were the German Dingo 2 from KNDS, the Swiss Eagle V from GDLS Europe and French Sherpa, by Renault.