Argentina desires to purchase Brazilian armored automobiles
Argentina’s Protection Minister Jorge Taiana undertook negotiations earlier this week with Brazil for the acquisition of 156 Iveco Guarani 6×6 armored automobiles, it was reported. South America’s largest nation already has 500 items of the identical mannequin.
In one of many bilateral conferences forward of the Celac Summit, Taiana and Brazilian International Minister Mauro Vieira signed at Casa Rosda a letter of intent to start out negotiations for a contract between the Argentine Army and Iveco Defence Autos to amass 156 armored fight items.
Components of this car are manufactured at Iveco’s manufacturing unit in Córdoba, Argentina, which might enhance manufacturing and facilitate upkeep. It’s going to additionally enhance joint maneuvering between navy forces of the 2 international locations.
Of the 156 items to be ordered, 120 are Personnel Provider automobiles (VCBR-TP) with a machinegun turret, one other 27 are Infantry Fight automobiles (VCBR-CI) with a gun turret, and 9 others are for the Command Put up (VCBR-PC).
The Guarani 6×6 is an amphibious armored personnel provider with gear, artillery and logistic help. It carries a contemporary operational system and is used as the primary navy response to a disaster.