The Portuguese Air Force has taken delivery of a DAF 8x2 truck fitted with a 36 tonne/metre Hyva HC361 E5 loader crane.
The HC361 has a maximum capacity of 11 tonnes at 2.5 metres and can handle up to 1,825kg tonnes at a radius of 14 metres. Features include radio controls and a custom army green paint job to meet the requirements of the defence sector.
Pedro Gouveia, Hyva sales director for Portugal, said: “We believe that partnerships are an important way to grow our business. This exciting project is proof of that. It is a significant breakthrough in the Portuguese market, and we are convinced that there is more to come.”