Nine Suppliers Compete to Supply Hundreds of Armored Vehicles to Slovakia

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    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 Kerametal, Ejder Yalcin from Nurol Makina and Cobra II from Otokar. Two models from the Czech Republic were the Ajban proposed by Czech MoD-owned VOP CZ teamed with Nimr and Patriot 4×4 from Tatra Defence. Other vehicles included were the German Dingo 2 from KNDS, the Swiss Eagle V from GDLS Europe Mowag and French Sherpa, by Renault.