The Czech Ministry of Defence has signed an acquisition contract for 62 Nexter TITUS 6×6 wheeled armored vehicles, Nexter announced in a statement.
Czech MoD’s order is for3 variants of TITUS: Commanding Post (CP), Transmissions, and Artillery Fire Coordination Post.
ELDIS (CSG Group), Nexter’s partner for the Czech Republic project, carries the main contract with the MoD and will organize the licensed local production. This order consecrates a successful European industrial cooperation, combining in a balanced manner the know-how of all involved partners.
“Nexter’s teams are proud to participate in the armed forces’ modernization of a partner of growing importance to France within NATO, and express their gratitude towards the Czech Republic for their trust”, said the Nexter statement.
TITUS is the latest generation of 6×6 armored vehicles, conceived by Nexter to answer the support and transport vehicles needs of modern armies offering high level of protection, mobility and versatility, as well as controlled ownership cost. TITUS’ mobility system was developed in cooperation with Czech supplier Tatra Trucks.
A “Homeland Security” kit is also available, answering more specifically to the needs of police and security forces.