A Dart (Fiery) in the side of the Italian defence
Iveco-Oto Breda VCC-80 DART, as indicated by the symbol, was to enter service in the years ' 80. However began to arrive only at the beginning of the departments 2000, this because of insufficient economic resources. In fact, the underlying error – of a political nature – was to want to do the contemporary development, nationally, by challenging vehicles like the MBT C-1 heavy armored Ram or B-1 Centaur.
Source: Defense Online