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Brazilian Army marks Guarani delivery milestone

20th March 2018 - 15:00 GMT | by Alice Budge in London


The Brazilian Army has received its 300th Guarani Personnel Transport Vehicle (VBTP-MR), a milestone that has been delayed after the landmark programme was scaled back due to the country's economic woes.

The delivery, announced on 17 March, is part of the Brazilian Army’s fleet modernisation programme which will include the delivery of up to 1,580 6x6 Guarani VBTP-MRs - designed by Italian company Iveco - to replace the army’s fleets of EE-11 Urutu and EE-9 Cascavel vehicles.

When local production began in 2013 it was intended that over 100 units would be built per year, however since 2015 this has been

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