The first Piranha 5 8×8 armoured vehicles in serial configuration have been handed over to Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistic Organization (DALO) by General Dynamics European Land Systems-Mowag (GDELS-Mowag).
The first seven pre-series vehicles, which are built in the infantry vehicle configuration, will now undergo a test program, starting in the second half of 2017.
The test program includes climate acceptance tests, a verification acceptance test and will be concluded with the user acceptance test by the end of 2017.
Upon completion of the test program, deliveries to the Royal Danish Army will start early in 2018.
The (DALO) signed the contract for the delivery of 309 vehicles in six variants (infantry, command, ambulance, engineer, mortar and repair), as well as a multi-year sustainment contract.