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Jordan receives more Marder vehicles from Germany

21st March 2018 - 13:17 GMT | by Alice Budge in London


A batch of refurbished ex-German Army Marder infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) have been delivered to the Jordanian armed forces.

Deliveries of 25 modernised Marder 1A3 IFVs was completed on 1 March, according to Rheinmetall, the company responsible for upgrading the vehicles. 

Awarded as part of a German military assistance programme in December 2017, the contract for the vehicles, worth €17 million, included spare parts, ammunition, special tools, documentation, customer support on location as well as training for operators and maintenance personnel.

The vehicles have also been painted in a desert scheme for their new environment.

In December 2016

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