Mack Defense (part of Volvo Group), announced a partnership with JWF Defense Systems for the assembly of the Mack Defense Lakota 6×6 armored vehicle. In addition to assembly, the partnership includes the manufacture of the vehicle’s armored hull. Lakota wheeled armored vehicle is based on latest generation of Renault Trucks Defense VAB 6×6 armored vehicle.
The Lakota 6×6 vehicle system, which features a U.S.-built engine and transmission, is capable of a maximum on-road speed of 62 mph with a range of up to 1,400 miles. Available in five configurations, the vehicle can transport up to 12 troops.