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Danish Army receives new Piranha 5 APC

2nd April 2019 - 10:50 GMT | by Ian Kemp in London


Denmark’s Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) has formally handed over the first production examples of the Piranha 5 8x8 armoured personnel carrier and the Eagle 5 4x4 patrol vehicle, both produced by General Dynamics European Land Systems – Mowag, to the Danish Army. 

‘Piranha 5 provides increased security for the individual soldier and is designed to solve future defence tasks,’ said chief of defence Gen Bjørn Bisserup at the handover ceremony. ‘The new vehicles together with modernised and up-to-date tanks, new patrol vehicles and new artillery and air defence ensure that the army is capable of completing future

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Ian Kemp


Ian Kemp

Ian Kemp has written extensively on historical and modern defence issues for publications in Europe, …

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