Hagglund is a Swedish defence company and a subsidiary of BAE Systems Land and Armaments, whose ultimate parent is the British defence contractor BAE Systems. The company was formed in 2006 by the merger of Land Systems Hägglunds AB and BAE Systems Bofors. AB Hägglund & Söner was founded in 1899 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. The company was divided, one part being Hägglunds Vehicle AB, the military vehicles business. In October 1997 the British company Alvis plc acquired Hägglunds Vehicle AB to form Alvis Hägglunds AB. Alvis expanded its military vehicle business in 1998 with the purchase of GKN's armoured vehicle division in 1998 and Vickers Defence in 2002 to form Alvis Vickers. In September 2004 BAE Systems acquired Alvis Vickers and merged it with its RO Defence ordnance division to form BAE Systems Land Systems. Hägglunds was renamed Land Systems Hägglunds. They drive BV 206 that consists of two units, with all four tracks powered. It can carry up to 17 people 6 in the front compartment, 11 in the rear, although the trailer unit can be adapted for different applications. Like its predecessor, the Volvo BV 202, the Bv 206 is designed to carry troops and equipment through snow and bog-lands in northern Sweden. The low ground pressure enables the by 206 to cope with a wide range of difficult conditions.
Leavesley International is a popular company that trade used second hand vehicles that are cheap; they are affordable for the quality of the vehicles. The Group has been a family owned trading company for 90 years, and the current board of directors of 4, still has 3 family members. All of the 2nd hand vehicles are of great quality; we sell anything from Lorries, Trucks, Quad bikes, Motorcycle and cars. We also stock ex army vehicles, tracked vehicles, all terrain vehicles such as the hagglund BV206, trailers, cranes, bridging and construction equipment.
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