The government of the
The contract, which includes an option for 35 additional vehicles, has a potential value of approximately $1 billion (23.6 billion koruna). A final contract is expected to be completed by April 2006.
The vehicles will be produced in
Design elements of the Pandur II include two steered axles, an independent suspension system and run-flat tires for advanced mobility, a high level of embedded armour protection, spall liners for the crew compartments, and drivetrain and steering linkages within the hull.
A computer-based interactive maintenance and repair diagnostic system enables complete powerpack changes in around 30 minutes.