Textron Systems Marine and Land Systems signed a contract with the Ukrainian firm SpetsTechnoExport (STE), a subsidiary of Ukroboronprom (UOP), for the sale of three SCTV (Survivable Combat Tactical Vehicles) 4×4 vehicle modernization kits. This agreement marks the first sale of the SCTV vehicle system for the US company.
The SCTV will enhance the protection capability of Ukrainian AM General HMMWV vehicles. It features a fully-armored, monocoque v-shaped hull crew survivability capsule designed to provide increased protection to the crew. Additionally, engine upgrades and suspension enhancements will be added.
STCV is offered with various levels of blast protection, multiple configurations of vehicle, performance kits (mobility package, engine and cooling packages and braking package), air conditioning unit, safety enhancements, roof supporting most gunner protection kit and weapon systems currently in use, and is available for in-country co-production. It is compatible with all version 11-series HMMWVs currently in service and select 10- and 9-series vehicles.