The Best of the Best in Armoured Vehicles… 2013 Award Winners

Defence IQ hosted the International Armoured Vehicles 2013 Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, 6th February 2013 at the FIVE, Farnborough – part of the International Armoured Vehicles Conference & Exhibition.

The main conference began with a thought-provoking opening keynote by Lieutenant General Adrian Bradshaw of the British Army, and closed with a profound speech by the UK MoD’s Brigadier Ian Ridgen.  Afterwards, all attendees were invited to the Awards Ceremony and Drinks Reception (hosted by RUAG Defence).

Nominees were interviewed by military and OEM judging panels throughout the day, and winners were selected after an afternoon of deliberation by the judges.  We are please to announce the winners here:

Best Troop Protection Capability – Hutchinson Worlwide


Most Innovative Technology – ThermBright Passive Thermal Targets


Best Vehicle Platform – IVECO Defence Vehicles

IVECO award IAV 2013

Congratulations to the 2013 International Armoured Vehicles Awards Winners!

For more details, here were the nominees:




Best Troop Protection Capability



RUAG Defence

SCHROTH Safety Products

Hutchinson Worldwide

Hutchinson Worldwide

Most Innovative Technology



Saab Barracuda

Timoney Technology



Best Vehicle Platform

IVECO Defence Vehicles

Nexter Systems

Renault Trucks Defense

Streit Group

ASL Group

IVECO Defence Vehicles

Exclusive Photos from the Awards Ceremony –

2013 IAV award 1

IAV 2013 awards 2

IAV 2013 awards 3

IAV 2013 awards 4

Want more information to International Armoured Vehicles 2014? Send us an email at for details on IAVs 2014 and more.

Thanks for joining us this year!


The IAVs Team
Phelim, Kim, Claire, Sally, Suzie


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