September 16, 2013

Polaris gets contract to supply military ATVs from German Army

Polaris Industries Inc. announced that company was awarded a contract to provide MV850 ultra-light tactical vehicles to the German Army.

"Defense forces around the world are seeking Polaris Defense Military vehicles to  take advantage of our ability to make modifications
to our commercial off-the-shelf technology (COTS), insert customer requirements and quickly deliver an end product that meets their needs," said Rich Haddad, General Manager of Polaris Defense. "It is our goal to match the warfighter's mission requirements with our best value product."

The highly-mobile MV850 platform, which was built specifically for the U.S. military and allied forces, allows for the transport of military personnel and gear through extreme off-road terrain. It features a 600 lbs./272 kg capacity metal rack system, 11.75 gal/ 4.5 L fuel capacity, blackout lighting with IR light capability and an optional litter mount.


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