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Portugal accepts more VAMTAC vehicles

13th August 2020 - 16:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


More VAMTAC ST5 4x4 high-mobility tactical vehicles have been received by the Portuguese Army.

The 15th Infantry Regiment received four of the vehicles via the Army Material Support Unit, the army announced in a 13 August social media post.

Almost 100 VAMTAC ST5 vehicles, designated Viatura Tática Ligeira Blindada (VTLB), are in Portuguese service.

Under a $70 million contract announced in October 2018, the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) and manufacturer UROVESA are delivering 139 VAMTAC ST5s to the Portuguese armed forces.

The order comprises 107 troop transports, seven command posts, 13 medical evacuation and 12 special operations vehicles.

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