1995 Foden DROPS 8x6 Hookloader Truck Left Hand
In Service Date: 30/08/1995. 12,897
In the mid-90s, the British Army ordered
several hundred Foden with a hookloading capability, to fulfill the requirement
for delivering loads to front-line troops in locations requiring an
off-road capability. Needing to deliver items such as containers, flat racks and
various other "drop and go" items, the loading could reportedly be
carried out within or around 30 seconds.
DROPS (Demountable Rack
Offload and Pickup System) was the named specification, having been also
assigned to their cousins fabricated on Leyland Daf platforms. Smart and low
mileage Foden DROPS are a rarity, and this one comes from a very small number of
To register this vehicle in the UK, we are supplying with
it a Date In Service Certificate Official Supplied, which is needed as part of
the registration paperwork. HM MoD ask us to ensure we obtain a copy of the
Buyer's Passport Id for approval before collection and we remind clients
that for clients wishing to export, we will not be cancelling the sale if
the client cannot obtain a SIEL Export Licence. Like all items in our auctions,
this lot is Sold As Seen.
As part of further information for the buyer,
the MoD declare that this vehicle contains EAR 99, so please see the attached
documents for De Minimus letter from MoD. The Foden DROPS contains Assets
Subject to Special Controls (ASSC).
VAT at 20% will be added to the sale
price of this lot and a Buyers Premium will be charged at 12% plus VAT on
the sale price and added to your invoice.
The item is for collection from
Brightwells Ltd, Stoney Street, Madley, HR2 9NH.
This lot is Direct from
Her Majesty's Ministry of Defence Government Disposals Contract.
information, please contact Matthew Parkin on 07813 936698.