Polaris bags contract to supply ATVs to German army

One of world's leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, Polaris Industries Inc. have reported that the company has been awarded with a contract to provide MV850 ultra-light tactical vehicles to the German army.


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 272 kg capacity metal rack system, 44.5 litre fuel capacity, blackout lighting with IR light capability and an optional litter mount.


“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.”