The MAN truck division of Rheinmetall has won a new €2 billion order from the Germany military for up to 4,000 HX 8x8 All Terrain vehicles with swap body systems and Hiab hook loaders, for delivery between 2021 and 2027.
The first tranche of 540 vehicles will include 230 with armoured cabs and is worth around €348 million, with deliveries due to begin early in the new year.
The hook loader developed by Hiab can rapidly lift or set down a range of interchangeable bodies include flat racks, platforms closed back or a 20ft container.
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