Ottawa, Canada (May 29, 2013) - Navistar Defence Canada, Inc. will demonstrate the proven state-of-the-art commercial towing and recovery technology of the MaxxPro® Recovery Vehicle (MRV) this week at CANSEC. The MRV as well as a multimedia presentation of Navistar Defence’s Military Commercial off the Shelf (MILCOTS) armored cab solution will be on display at Canada’s largest defence and security trade show.
The MRV combines mobility, power, survivability and recovery into one fully off-road capable vehicle. The vehicle features an auxiliary fuel tank for increased mission range, rear steps and grab handles to enhance the safety of recovery operations and the battle-proven MaxxPro Mine Resistant Ambush Protected survivability solution. The MRV also maneuvers in soft soil—attaining closer proximity to down vehicles.
“This vehicle offers unprecedented performance at minimal weight with excellent maneuverability and stability in on and off road terrain,” said Daniel Webster, director of Military Programs, Navistar Defence Canada. “The Navistar design maximizes the supportability and maintainability of these vehicles with a high degree of commonality of components with the Navistar MV-7000 chassis also found on our MILCOTS vehicles, which are already a part of the enduring fleet for the National Defence and Canadian Forces.”
With more than 390 units fielded with the U.S. Military, the MRV pairs the MaxxPro vehicle with heavy duty commercially available recovery equipment—providing much needed capabilities on the battle ground.
“Navistar Defence offers speed, simplicity, agility and affordability by leveraging our commercial capacity and purchasing volume to offer a cost effective military towing and recovery solution,” Webster said. “We recognize our customers matter most in this business—and we do everything in our power to keep them safe and stand behind our products.”
Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, MaxxForce® brand diesel engines and IC Bus™ brand school and commercial buses. The company’s subsidiaries and affiliates also produce truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at www.Navistar.com/newsroom.
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