Slovak Government Approves Acquisition of New Armoured Vehicles
In order to ensure the mobility of land forces and to reinforce a national commitment to NATO, Slovakia’s government has approved the acquisition of 152 IFVs and 76 8×8 armoured combat vehicles (ACV). The MoD intends to release an RfP by 30 September to replace an IFV fleet more than 40 years old.
A spokesperson for the service confirmed to Shephard that, based on qualified estimates gained from RfIs, the country plans to invest €1.739 billion ($2.55 billion) in procuring the IFVs and €332 million ($392.51 million) on the ACVs.
In addition to the vehicles, the planned budgets …