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Bulgaria invites 4 armoured vehicle makers to bid in 746 mln euro tender

Author Mario Tanev
Bulgaria invites 4 armoured vehicle makers to bid in 746 mln euro tender Author: Bulgaria's Ministry of Defence / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), August 6 (SeeNews) - NATO member Bulgaria has sent requests for proposals to four manufacturers for delivery of 150 armoured vehicles for its army in a 1.46 billion levs ($838 million/746 million euro) tender, VAT included, the defence ministry said on Tuesday.

Bulgaria is seeking offers from Germany's Artec, France's Nexter Group, Finland's Patria and Switzerland's General Dynamics Land Systems – MOWAG, the ministry said in a statement.

The requests for proposals were sent on Monday. The deadline for submitting proposals is October 31.

An interdepartmental working group will assess the received offers and pick a winner by December 20.

The project and its financing were endorsed by Bulgaria's government and parliament in mid-2018.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

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