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2010's New and powerful advances

  • 2016

    Mass production of performance-improved 15ton Cargo truck - Crane

    Mass production of small tactical communication system mounted vehicle
    (KLTV Shelter cargo truck)

  • 2013

    Mass production of M-SAM mounted vehicles

    Concluding contract for prototype development of small tactical chemical, biological,
    and radiological warfare reconnaissance vehicles/ CHEONGUNG mounted vehicles

    Concluding contract for prototype of small tactical communication system
    mounted vehicle

  • 2012

    Appointed as development firm of small tactical vehicle system

2000's Challenges and changes

  • 2009

    Mass production of 2½ton oil tank lorry

  • 2008

    Mass production of 5ton repair auxiliary van/expanded van

    Mass production of 15ton Cargo truck - Crane

  • 2007

    Mass production of 1¼ton shop van, 2½ton shop van, and water supply vehicle

  • 2005

    Mass production of 1¼ton new ambulance trucks

    Mass production of 15ton Cargo truck - Crane

  • 2004

    Mass production of bullet-proof vehicle for military force dispatched to Iran
    - ¼ton, 1¼ ton, and 2½ton

  • 2003

    Mass production of performance-improved standard vehicle (PIP)
    - 1¼ton, 2½ton, 5ton PIP

    Development of new jeeps for RHD export

1970~1990's Growth

  • 1997

    Mass production of new jeeps - Passed collision test pursuant to U.S. Federal Standards

  • 1995

    Mass production of vehicles mounted with BV206 mortar

  • 1985

    Technology Research Institute

  • 1981

    First Korean exporter of military vehicles - Iran, ¼ton vehicles

  • 1980

    Mass production of standard 1¼ton vehicles

    Mass production of ¼ton series vehicles

    Mass production of 2½ton and 5ton series vehicles

  • 1978

    Mass production of standard ¼ton vehicles

    Mass production of standard 2½ton vehicles

    Technical joint venture with AMG of U.S. (2½ton, and 5ton vehicles)

1960~1970's Policies and progress

  • 1977

    Mass production of standard 5ton vehicles

    Mass production of armored motor cars (APC)

  • 1976

    Designated as military material supplier of Korea

  • 1975

    Designated as defense industry firm of Korea

  • 1944

    KIA Motors established