The Directorate of Terrestrial Armaments, General Secretariat of Italian Defense and National Directorate of Armaments, recently announced the Resolution to Contract for the updating of the configuration of no. 8 A.R.I.S. S.p.A. LTATV (Light Tactical All Terrain Vehicles) to the “full equipped“ version.
The LTATVs in question are supplied and in the availability of the COFS or o Comando interforze per le Operazioni delle Forze Speciali, a department under the control of the Chief of SMD having the competence for the operations conducted by the 9th Rgt. “Col Moschin” Paratroopers Assault, COMSUBIN Gruppo Operativo Incursori, 17 ° Stormo Incursori of the Aeronautica Militare and the GIS of the Carabinieri (for the needs of the Italian Defense).
The need for the COFS provides for the completion of the need to update the configuration of n.8 LTATVs of the 23 LTATVs in service, in order to increase the tactical mobility capabilities of the Departments of the OS Section. In 2017 they were purchased from A.R.I.S. S.p.A. of Lombardore 23 LTATV or Light Tactical All Terrain Vehicles