The Centauro II First Choice for the New Armoured Vehicle for the Brazilian Army

Date: Issue 120 - February 2023

The Brazilian Army, through the Comando Logistico (COLOG) / Diretoria de Material (DMat), has chosen the Centauro II 120 mm system made by Società Consortile Iveco – Oto Melara (CIO) as top of the list within the procurement process named Viatura Blindada de Cavalaria Média Sobre Rodas (VBC Cav - MSR 8x8). 

The Centauro II armoured vehicle is a wheeled 8x8 system fitted with 120 mm armament, representing the top in the sector in terms of power, observation, mobility, ergonomics, firing performance, communication and crew protection.