Bulgarian MoD Sends RfPs for Procurement of Wheeled Armoured Vehicles

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on its website on 5 August that it had sent requests for proposals (RfPs) to four companies for the procurement of 150 wheeled armoured vehicles to equip battalion-size battlegroups for a mechanised brigade. The four companies – Rheinmetall-Krauss-Maffei Wegmann joint venture ARTEC, Patria, Nexter,...

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on its website on 5 August that it had sent requests for proposals (RfPs) to four companies for the procurement of 150 wheeled armoured vehicles to equip battalion-size battlegroups for a mechanised brigade.

The four companies – Rheinmetall-Krauss-Maffei Wegmann joint venture ARTEC, Patria, Nexter, and General Dynamics European Land Systems-Mowag – have until 31 October to submit their bids.

An interdepartmental task force has until 20 December to complete its analysis and evaluation of the bids.

Analysis

The Bulgarian MoD said on 19 July that the task force would submit a report to Defence Minister Krasimir Karakachanov, after which a winner would be selected.

Source: www.janes.com