What is Iveco LMV?

What is Iveco LMV?

The IVECO LMV or Light Multirole Vehicle is an innovative tactical vehicle, developed to reduce threat posed by improvised explosive devices and landmines. It was developed as a private venture. The LMV is in service with Italy, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Norway, Spain and the United Kingdom.

What does LMV stand for?

Iveco LMV (Light Multirole Vehicle) is a 4WD tactical vehicle developed by Iveco, and in service with several countries. This vehicle was launched in 2006 and, from that point onwards, it has been the subject of continuous development and innovation.

What is the Italian version of the LMV?

The Italian version of IVECO LMV is the VTLM Lince and has been deployed in Afghanistan and Lebanon. The Lince vehicles in Afghanistan have proved to be useful and saved the lives of several army personnel in attacks with roadside bombs, commonly known as improvised explosive devices (IED).

Why Iveco Defence Vehicles?

Iveco Defence Vehicles appreciated from the outset that a vehicle such as LMV would have to evolve with changing requirements. The company therefore implemented a programme of product development which focused on delivering incremental improvements, usually from lessons learned in the field, whilst maintaining the excellence of the basic design.