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Tender for Wheeled Armoured Personnel Carriers for ACR

Tender for Procurement of APCs Goes Ahead

For all parties interested in participation in the tender for wheeled armoured personnel carriers for the Czech military was the 20 July 2005 at noon the deadline for handover of filled pre-qualification questioners.


There were the following seven parties that handed over their filled questioners:


  • BAE Systems Land & Armaments L.P. (United States);

  • BUMAR Sp. Z o.o. (Poland);

  • Globtrade Air s.r.o. (Czech Republic);

  • Iveco Fiat – OTO Melara, S.c.r.l. (Italy);

  • Patria Vehicles Oy (Finland);

  • Rheinmetall Landsysteme GmbH (Germany);

  • STEYR CONSORTIUM (Austria).


    The pre-qualification questioners were evaluated by an inter-departmental commission, and the following four parties were informed that they have qualified to go forward to the second stage of the tender:


  • BAE Systems Land & Armaments L.P. (United States);

  • Patria Vehicles Oy (Finland);

  • Rheinmetall Landsysteme GmbH (Germany);

  • STEYR CONSORTIUM (Austria).


    These companies were requested to present their offers to the Ministry of Defence not later than 14 November 2005 under the condition that the vehicles shall take part in this October's life demonstration, and they shall prove that all technical and tactical requirements are met.


    By Andrej Čírtek, spokesman for the Minister of Defence


    New developments

  • Withdrawal of BAE

  • Updated: December 16, 2005