Mack Defense’s Sherpa Light & Armored Loader at AUSA

09.10.2014 North America
Mack Defense’s Sherpa Light & Armored Loader at AUSA

Mack Defense’s Sherpa Light & Armored Loader at AUSA

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From 13-15 October 2014, Mack Defense will present two vehicles of its Defense Range at AUSA in Washington DC, the Sherpa Scout, a multirole reconnaissance armored 4X4, and the Armored Wheeled Loader L 180, as well as a new technology for anti-blast seating.

The SHERPA LIGHT SCOUT which will be showcased in Washington is available in unarmored and armored variants. It is well suited for tactical missions such as scouting, patrol, convoy escort and command liaison. It is able to transport up to 4 or 5 soldiers and a roof-mounted weapon system.

The Volvo Construction Equipment (VCE) Armored Wheeled Loader L 180 is configured for combat support missions.

In addition, Mack Defense will showcase the Group’s new manufactured Anti Blast Seat which has been presented in Eurosatory last June.

VOLVO GROUP GOVERNMENTAL SALES is in charge of Defense, Security activities and Emergency services within the Volvo Group, with the following brands: RENAULT TRUCKS Defense, ACMAT Defense, PANHARD Defense, VOLVO Defense and MACK Defense.

Volvo Group Governmental Sales products portfolio comprises a comprehensive range of multirole vehicles designed for a full spectrum of missions: tactical and reconnaissance, Special Forces, support and liaison vehicles etc. Those AFV have a large interior volume/payload capacity, and offer protection against multiple threats, as well as all-terrain mobility.

MACK DEFENSE is a subsidiary of MACK Trucks, Inc., founded in 1900. Mack has always had a strong presence serving armed forces around the world. In WWI and WWII, MACK stood at the forefront of vehicle production and continues to supply trucks both domestically and internationally.

In the last few years, MACK has committed additional resources to the defense industry with the creation of a unique division of the company, specifically dedicated to military and government sales, MACK Defense, LLC.



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