PRESS RELEASE – 20 APRIL 2011 DTM TO SHOWCASE SPRINGBUCK SIX ARMOURED VEHICLE AT IDEF 2011 ISTANBUL
Drakensberg Truck Manufacturers
DTM, a privately owned South African armoured vehicles company, will be exhibiting the
Springbuck armoured and landmine protected vehicle at the IDEF 2011 defence exhibition, held
in Istanbul from 10-13 May 2011.
The Springbuck Armoured and Landmine protected vehicle will be proudly displayed in hall 3
booth 329A, and visitors will have the opportunity to view this vehicle and find out why is has
become so popular in the defence industry.
This permanent 4x4 vehicle not only boast exceptional manoeuvrability but with its powerful
MWM 6 litre engine also handles effortlessly on the open road. Special attention has been
given to the ergonomics of the driver and its 10 passengers.
With a ballistic protection of B6 upgradeable to B7, the all-steel armoured v-shaped hull is
designed to withstand a TM57 landmine under the hull or two under any wheel.
The standard Springbuck APC configuration can be easily adapted to various applications such
as command vehicle, ambulance and cash-in-transit vehicle, and by the addition of a variety of
turret-mounted weaponry the vehicle can be effectively used as a combat vehicle.
The Springbuck APC is a newly built vehicle designed for ease of operation and repair, using
internationally available drive-line components for assured reliability as well as availability of
As South Africans we look forward to providing potential customers at IDEF 2011 with the best
value available on the market.
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