07 May '18, 9am

#France - #Renault Trucks Defense becomes #Arquus

#France - #Renault Trucks Defense becomes #Arquus

On May 24, 2018, Renault Trucks Defense (RTD) will celebrate its new name: Arquus, which means "bow" in Latin. This name will cover all the activities of the manufacturer of armored vehicles. The historical supplier of the French army has eight production sites in the country. The RTD PLFS (Poids Lourd - Forces Spéciales) will equip the French special forces (Picture source: Renault Trucks Defense, which will change name on 24 May 2018 to become "Arquus") Late November 2017, as Anne Bauer reports in the French newspaper Les Echos, after a sales process that lasted nearly a year, the Swedish group Volvo, a shareholder of RTD, had renounced the sale of its subsidiary, judging insufficient the offers presented by the French-German holding KNDS (alliance Nexter-Krauss Maffei) and by the Belgian group CMI. RTD President, Emmanuel Levacher, has chosen a new name and announced a ...

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defense.gov 08 May '18, 11am

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defense.gov 07 May '18, 12pm

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