Latvia decides to purchase SISU GTP 4×4 armoured vehicles
- November 23, 2018
Latvia will purchase SISU GTP 4×4 light and medium-range tactical vehicles.
It is expected to sign a $ 220 million contract for the supply of SISU GTP 4 × 4 tactical vehicles to meet the operational and technical requirements of the National Armed Forces.
SISU GTP 4×4 light and medium-range tactical vehicle developed by Finnish truck manufacturing company Sisu Auto, is equipped with independent suspension system and differential locks in each wheel, providing SISU GTP with mobility characteristics that are necessary beyond the paved roads, in severe off-road terrain, whatever the operational environment might be. Payload of the vehicle in off-road conditions is, subject to the chosen protection level, up to 4500 kg.
The length of the vehicle is 6m, while the height and width are 2.55m and 2.5m respectively. The vehicle has a wheelbase of 3.8m and ground clearance of 400mm. Its gross weight is approximately 14,000kg.