Nicholas Fiorenza, Europe Editor, Jane’s Defence Weekly talks to Henk van der Scheer, CEO, Defenture BV about their Special Operations GRF 5.12 vehicle.
The GRF 5.12 platform with its ultra-strong central spine chassis allows us to create military mobility at the highest level with our Ground Force Vehicle.
Lightweight, powerful with outstanding off-road characteristics; the Ground Force Vehicle has a large operational payload whilst our DMDP technique allows the base platform to be configured into any number of bodywork variants, in order to fit the different requirements of your missions on one central platform.
Defenture has a rich history in and intimate knowledge of automotive engineering, accumulated in the automotive industry, defence industry and various motorsport disciplines.
Founded by rally driver Gerard Rond, and supported by the renowned vehicle manufacturer VDL, the Dutch start-up Defenture kicked-off with research & development in 2013. Serial production of its high-end infantry vehicle started in 2017.