Military Vehicles and Mobility Offering from Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz Military Vehicles are developed using the most modern resources and comprehensive data derived from operation under extreme conditions in all five continents of the world.


Global Player with Turnkey Solutions more than 150 000 units sold to over 80 Armies in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Asia-Pacific.

Mercedes-Benz has a lot more to offer

  • World’s leading truck manufacturer
  • Full line Military programme (0.5 to 110 tonnes payload)
  • Advanced vehicle technologies (focusing on life cycle costs)
  • Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) and Integrated Logistic Support (ILS)
  • Logistics Field Service – proven worldwide
  • Established supplier to Armed Forces worldwide
  • Financially strong & reliable partner
  • Specialised Mobility Services (Financing, CharterWay, FleetBoard, Driver Training and others)
  • Leading emission technologies

Special Chassis – Unlimited Options

Born out of need and MB Know-how.

  • 30 Years of know-how operating worldwide with chassis solutions
  • Need for a reliable automotive platform with worldwide availability
  • MB chassis solution as ideal base structures for special operation vehicles such as armoured superstructures for troop / personnel carriers
  • High quality through MB tried and tested serial production
  • Customization and integration with individual needs of clients

Only the best chassis for special needs

  • Versatile and mobile Unimog 12.5 t chassis as the “foundation” chassis
  • Right balance between protection, mobility and load capacity
  • Special chassis certified for use with armoured vehicles (STANAG designed)
  • Optimal combination of MB Special Chassis with client’s customized bodies
  • Approved mounting points allow client freedom to design ideal solutions
  • Multiple options for tailor-made solutions:
  • - 4x4, 6x6 or 8x8 axle-combinations
  • - Tonnage from 7.5 to 14.5 or even 60 tonnes
  • - 4,6 or 8 cylinders
  • Mercedes-Benz partnership and support throughout Development, Interaction, Serial Production and After-Sales process

*Please note that the vehicle specifications may vary from the South African market.