New BRP four-wheelers will be transferred to Lithuanian National Defence Volunteer Force military personnel patrolling the area of Lithuania’s border with Belarus. 10 vehicles have already been delivered to the Lithuanian Armed Forces and the remaining part will arrive in the nearest while. The latest model and manufactured in Canada, BRP Can-Am Outlander MAX 1000 XTP T is possibly the best model on the market in terms of horsepower. The ATVs are also the first ones to arrive to an Armed Forces in Europe. The total value of the project is approx. EUR 350 thousand. The Defence Materiel Agency under the Ministry of Lithuanian National Defence signed the procurement agreement with Lithuanian company UAB RMM Canadian in July 2021.
The National Defence Volunteer Forces or NDVF (Lithuanian: Krašto apsaugos savanori? paj?gos (KASP), previously Savanoriškoji krašto apsaugos tarnyba (SKAT)) is a branch of the Lithuanian Armed Forces. Volunteer forces were officially established on 17 January 1991 by the law of the Supreme Council of Lithuania on the National Defence Volunteer Service providing basis for establishing Voluntary National Defence Service. This decision made legal already existing volunteer formations that began appearing as early as 1990. Voluntary National Defence Service was reorganised into the National Defence Volunteer Force. There are around 5000 volunteers and around 800 professional soldiers in the force. In 2003 Volunteer Force was integrated into the Lithuanian Land Force.
Can-Am ATVs and side-by-side vehicles are manufactured by BRP / Bombardier Recreational Products a Canadian company, once part of Bombardier Inc. Founded in 1942 as L’Auto-Neige Bombardier Limitée (Bombardier Snow Car Limited) by Joseph-Armand Bombardier in Valcourt, Quebec, Canada. BRP owns manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Finland, and Austria BRP products including Can-Am all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and Side-by-Side (SxS, UTV, SSV) vehicles are distributed in over 100 countries by more than 4,200 dealers and distributors. BRP also employs more than 7,100 people around the globe. Can-Am Off-Road offers a full line of ATV and Side-by-Side vehicles that are designed for riders of all skill levels and age groups.