The Spanish Army (Ejercito de Tierra) has received 24 Neton 4×4 light Special Forces vehicles manufactured by the Spanish defense company EINSA. The NETON is based on a civilian chassis of Toyota Hilux using an open-top architecture. However, the vehicle has new engine, transmission and parts of the chassis has been modified to offer a new vehicle that meets the needs of Special Forces missions in terms of mobility and firepower. The NETON can carry four soldiers and their equipment. It has a weight of 2,300 kg with a maximum payload of 1.078 kg. The vehicle can easily be transported by military transport aircraft or by CH-47 helicopter. The front of the vehicle is fitted with a self-recovery winch.
Last year the Army Support Command (MALE) and EINSA signed the first agreement for the supply of 24 special operations light vehicles Neton for 4.8 million of Euros. EINSA is a Spanish engineering company based in Madrid that develops, manufacture, and markets ground support equipment for civil and military aviation. EINSA is a Spanish engineering company with an industrial capacity and a clear international vocation, with headquarters and factory in Alcalá de Henares, Madrid. The company mission is to define, develop and market the most advanced ground support equipment for aviation, offering substantial technological advances and objectives that respond to the specific needs of our national and international clients, in the civil field of Security and Defense.