From the document attached below (it is from Italian DoD) it seems that an IVECO engine could be used on the Eitan. Any information ? thanks
Ministry of Defence
GENERAL SECRETARIAT OF DEFENSE AND NATIONAL ARMAMENT DIRECTION
TERRESTRIAL ARMAMENT DIRECTION
III DEPARTMENT - 7TH DIVISION
Address: Via di Centocelle, 301 -00175 Rome
NOTICE OF NEGOTIATED PROCEDURE
WITHOUT PREVIOUS PUBLICATION OF THE NOTICE OF COMPETITION
This Direction is planning the procurement engineering study for the installation and
the integration of a "POWER-PACK" (engine and gearbox) on the Israeli EITAN 8X8 vehicle in the field
of ITA-ISR Cooperation armored vehicles - Project Arrangement 1 (PA1).
The Management intends to adopt a negotiated procedure without prior publication of the call for tender with the
IVECO Defense Vehicles company as the holder of the POWER-PACK design Authority.
The use of the negotiated procedure is therefore justified pursuant to art. 18 paragraph 2d) of Legislative Decree 208/11
for reasons relating to the protection of exclusive rights.
Any information on the funding may be requested from the Public Relations Office - Via
di Centocelle, 301 - 00175 Rome - from 08.30 to 14.00 (Monday to Friday) tel. 06.46913.3102
- 06.46913.3103 - email: email@example.com - Code of Practice __________________.
(Ten Gen. Francesco CASTRATARO)