Japan—Defense Ministry Chooses Finalists For Wheeled Armored Vehicle Program

Defense News | 09/20/2019

The Japanese Ministry of Defense has selected three companies for a competition to replace its aging Type 96 wheeled armored personnel carriers, reports Defense News. The Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA) on Sept. 10 posted the announcement that General Dynamics from the U.S., Finland’s Patria and Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries would compete for the project. General Dynamics is offering is Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) 6.0, while Patria is offering its Armored...

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