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SVI at Exercise Vuk’uhlome 2023

In November, SVI Engineering was an invited participant in Exercise Vuk'uhlome 2023 at Lohatlha, where we demonstrated the military capabilities of the MAX 3...

Defence attaches get a taste of SVI’s capabilities

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SVI Engineering recently hosted a capability demonstration day for members of the military attache and advisory corps (MAAC), who were able to experience the...

Toyota approves SVI’s Hilux armouring package, making it available through dealer...

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After rigorous testing and certification by Toyota engineers, Toyota South Africa Motors is now fully endorsing SVI Engineering’s Stopgun V2.0 armour package for the...

SANDF acquires MAX 3 armoured vehicles, surveillance equipment for border patrols

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has acquired half a dozen SVI MAX 3 armoured vehicles as well as surveillance equipment to help...

SVI launches new protected truck cab

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Vehicle armouring specialist SVI Engineering has launched a new armoured truck cab that aims to be one of the most cost effective on the...

SA defence industry out in force at Exercise Vuk’uhlome 2023

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The South African defence industry showed its mettle at the Army's Exercise Vuk’uhlome Distinguished Visitors Day on 22 November, not only exhibiting its solutions...

SVI LAUNCHES ADVANCED LEVEL B4 ARMOUR FOR TOYOTA LAND CRUISER 300

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SVI Engineering, leading specialist manufacturer of armoured products, has launched an advanced new Level B4 discreet package for the popular Toyota Land Cruiser 300,...

SVI’S B6-RATED TOYOTA LAND CRUISER 300 NOW AVAILABLE WITH LUXURY SEATS

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SVI Engineering, leading specialist manufacturer of armoured products, is now offering an optional luxury-seat conversion as part of its B6 discreet armouring package for...

Seven companies vying for Armscor APC tender

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The South African Army’s search for new armoured personnel carriers (APCs) to replace its current border patrol vehicles is seeing seven South African defence...

Gallery: Defence Demo Day 20 September 2023

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First order rolls in for SVI’s six-wheeled MAX 3 armoured vehicle

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An African nation has placed the first order for SVI’s new six-wheeled MAX 3 armoured vehicle, kicking off what the company is confident will...

Mossel Bay Municipality acquires SVI armoured vehicles

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The Mossel Bay Municipality in the Western Cape has put two new SVI Max 3 Troopy armoured vehicles into service to fight crime in...

Securex South Africa ready to open its doors in June

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Securex South Africa will be back at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand from 6 to 8 June as one of the largest security exhibitions...

Toyota SA’s KZN plant now protected by Svi-armoured Hilux fleet

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Vehicle armouring specialist SVI Engineering has armoured a fleet of Hilux double-cab bakkies deployed to help protect Toyota South Africa Motors’ vehicle-manufacturing plant in...

SVI launches B6 armouring kit for Hino 500 trucks

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SVI Engineering has unveiled a new B6 Stopgun V2.0 kit for the Hino 500 truck series, developed in response to a sharp increase in...

SVI VPAM 7 test in preparation for Land Cruiser 300 armouring

At SVI engineering we take ballistic protection seriously. Although the EN1063 B6 standard covers the specification of the materials used in providing protection against...

SVI investigates opposition firm’s armoured Toyota Fortuner… with shocking results

SVI investigates opposition firm's armoured Toyota Fortuner... with shocking results

SVI Engineering expands into Saudi Arabian market

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Special Vehicle Innovation (SVI) Engineering, which manufactures a range of commercial and military armoured vehicles, has expanded into Saudi Arabia, where it plans to...

SVI anti-riot hydraulic scraper

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SVI opens Cape Town office

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SVI Engineering has opened its second national office, in Cape Town, in response to the growth in the local armoured vehicle industry plus the...

The Past Week in Defence #56 (31 May – 6 May...

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In this week’s edition, the Algerian Air Force will receive C-130J Super Hercules transports, Egypt is getting truck tankers and recovery vehicles, a crew...

SVI expands MAX 3 bulletproof Land Cruiser range

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Special Vehicle Industries (SVI) Engineering, specialised manufacturer of armoured products, has recently released the ‘Troopy’, the latest variant of its MAX 3 armoured vehicle...

SVI armoured guardhouse proven in action

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Special Vehicle Industries (SVI) Engineering, which manufactures a range of commercial and military armoured vehicles, has expanded into the manufacture of armoured guardhouses and...

SVI completes first armoured Amaroks

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SVI Engineering has completed the first of three armoured Amarok bakkies, which provide protection against AK-47 and R1 assault rifle bullets. The new 190 kW...

SVI presents the MAX 3

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SVI Engineering presents the MAX 3. The MAX 3 is designed to be extremely cost effective (costing less than a high-end SUV, with prices starting...

ENCA’s Crime Watch looks at SVI’s armoured vehicle partnership with Ford

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Special Vehicle Industries (SVI) Engineering, which manufactures a range of commercial and military armoured vehicles, has partnered with Ford to offer OEM-approved armour on...

Busy times for SVI Engineering

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Special Vehicle Industries (SVI) Engineering, which manufactures a range of commercial and military armoured vehicles, is expanding its footprint, customer base and product range...

First ten SVI-armoured Ford Rangers sold

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Less than two weeks after the official SVI-armoured Ford Ranger launch event, an order for 10 armoured Rangers has been received. Special Vehicle Industries...

Ford partners with SVI Engineering to offer armoured Ranger

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Special Vehicle Industries (SVI) Engineering, which manufactures a range of commercial and military armoured vehicles, has partnered with Ford to offer OEM-approved armour on...

Brabus Automotive Invicto x SVI

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SVI Engineering, a local leader in vehicle armouring, is the official distributor of Brabus Automotive armoured products in Africa starting with the INVICTO range.

SVI enhances MAX 3 armoured vehicle

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SVI Engineering has improved its MAX 3 low cost armoured personnel carrier with a slew of upgrades. The response has been so positive that...

Introducing the SVI Max 9

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Meet the SVI Max 9: An eight-seat armoured personnel carrier (APC) that can withstand both ballistic and blast threats. It is powered by a...

SVI launches armoured vehicle rental division

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The SVI Group has launched SVI Secure, a new subsidiary company that offers the rental of modified commercial vehicles like sedans and SUVs, as...

SVI launches Systems Integration division

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SVI Engineering, well known for manufacturing armoured and security vehicles, has launched a systems integration division called SVI Systems and Solutions. SVI is...

SVI launches new low-cost armoured vehicle

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SVI is launching its new Max3 armoured vehicle at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2018 exhibition. The vehicle is a low...

SVI develops new Max armoured vehicle

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SVI Engineering has completed development of its new Max armoured personnel carrier, which has unique features such as a single-piece curved windscreen...

Industry day highlights armour technology

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An industry-sponsored Ballistic Protection Day recently shone the spotlight on developments in the armour industry, from clear ceramic armour to the latest...