The Brazilian M8 Octopus 8×8 Military Truck development started in 2005 by Brazilian firm ScTec. There is little, if non information on the vehicle beyond the first phase of development.
The Octopus is a four-axle and eight wheel-drive full and returned to military applications, rescue and general services in a hostile environment. To meet these expectations, the vehicle includes various devices such as:
■Support for retractable rocket launcher
■Winches front and rear with high lifting capacity
■Locomotion system for environments of extreme difficulty (creeper)
There are no known customers of the vehicle.