LVM – Team 45°N
High-quality solution for Canada’s Logistics Vehicle Modernization project
Team 45⁰ North (45⁰N) offers a low-risk, high-quality solution for Canada’s Logistics Vehicle Modernization project (LVM). Part of initiative #40 of Strong, Secure, Engaged (SSE), the project involves acquiring new fleets of light and heavy logistics vehicles, trailers, vehicle modules, armour protection kits, and initial in-service and long-term logistic support. The project will also fund associated permanent infrastructure upgrades and construction requirements.
Joining forces to support our Forces
Team 45⁰ North – About us
Rheinmetall Canada Inc. is the Canadian arm of Germany’s Rheinmetall Group, Europe’s foremost supplier of defence and security technology and a longstanding partner of armed forces. With employees at locations in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Ottawa, and other offices throughout the world, Rheinmetall Canada has accumulated over 35 years of expertise in innovative solutions for vehicle systems and integration, air defence, and weapon, command and communications, soldier, and robotic systems. Rheinmetall Canada has also managed several major Canadian Army programs, such as the Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) project with its partner Textron, in which 500 vehicles have been customized, integrated, and delivered; the repair and overhaul of 42 Leopard 2 A4 training tanks; and the conversion of 12 Leopard 2 A4 tanks to the Armoured Recovery Vehicle (ARV) configuration.
Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles
Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV) is one of the world’s leading OEMs for logistic and tactical truck systems. Together with its predecessor companies, the Munich-based joint venture is looking back on a successful history of more than 100 years of engineering and production of military, militarised and commercial trucks. The HX family of tactical trucks is RMMV´s combat-proven flagship; over 15,000 4x4 to 10x10 vehicles in various configurations currently serve 20 nations worldwide, including Commonwealth nations (United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand) as well as numerous other NATO armies. High-quality standards, unique truck know-how, and industry-leading innovation build the foundation for a strong global market presence.
Navistar Defence Canada
Navistar Defence Canada is a division of U.S.-based Navistar Defense, LLC, a leading tactical and logistical wheeled vehicle original equipment manufacturer serving military, law enforcement, and government agencies worldwide. Committed to maximizing operational readiness, minimizing logistical footprint, and providing the best value proposition to its customers, this world-class OEM provides a complete portfolio of both tactical and commercial-off-the-shelf military vehicles, delivering more than 43,000 vehicles to NATO and allied countries globally since 2003, including nearly 9,000 armoured tactical MaxxPro® Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles. The company leverages its depth of knowledge and global footprint to deliver innovative life cycle support solutions to its customers so that they successfully complete their missions and return home safely.
The Team 45⁰N capabilities
Light platform for Canada’s LVM project
Heavy platform for Canada’s LVM project
Team 45⁰N pledges to do more than just offer vehicle solutions. The team also provides 360° support thanks to its established pan-Canadian and international in-service support network. Throughout the vehicles’ lifecycle, Team 45⁰N will serve as a reliable, flexible, and efficient partner to the Canadian Armed Forces.
Dedicated to supporting the Canadian Armed Forces while leveraging the Canadian industry
While Team 45⁰N logistic vehicles will help protect Canada from coast to coast, its dedication to the Canadian economy will also support economic growth nationwide. Rheinmetall Canada and its partners’ excellent track record in fulfilling their Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) commitments are a testament to Team 45⁰N’s dedication to the Canadian economic development.
The Team 45⁰N promise
Team 45⁰N is a low-risk partner with the experience and expertise necessary to support the Canadian troops.
- Team 45⁰N’s trucks are combat-proven and trusted by multiple Commonwealth and NATO nations.
- A broad in-service support network means maintenance is available wherever and whenever it’s needed.
- A long track record of successfully delivering major projects both within budget and on time proves that Team 45⁰N can be trusted to handle
- Team 45⁰N has the Canadian economy at heart, and its commitment to the Canadian industry is second to none.
- By leveraging and expanding an already strong supply base, Team 45⁰N will create economic growth for decades to come.