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Lebanon snaps up Barracudas from South Korea

10th December 2021 - 05:35 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch

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South Korea has donated ten examples of the Barracuda 4x4 APC to the Lebanese military. (UNIFIL)

The Barracuda APC, which is marketed by three different South Korean companies, has found a new home in Lebanon.

The United Nations Interim Force In Lebanon (UNIFIL) announced on 1 December that South Korea has handed over ten Barracuda 4x4 APCs to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) 

The Republic of Korea Battalion (ROKBATT) had been using these white-painted Barracudas to keep the peace in the Middle East nation. A transferral ceremony was held at the LAF’s Benwa Barakat Barracks in Tyre.

The LAF will employ them in the South Litani Sector of the country.

Col Moon Dong-Su, the ROKBATT commander, commented, ‘I hope that our assistance will contribute to peace and prosperity in Lebanon.’

Meanwhile, MSgt Yoon Doo Hyeon, who was

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