ACMAT Defense to deliver 3 VLRA 4.43 light tactical trucks Irish Army Special Forces regiment 120413

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Friday, April 12, 2013, 01:49 PM
 
ACMAT Defense to deliver 3 VLRA 4.43 light tactical trucks for Irish Army Special Forces regiment.
The French Company ACMAT delivered 3 VLRA 4.43 light tactical truck after winning a tender with Irish Defence Forces (IDF). These vehicles are designed to equip Irish Rangers (ARW), Irish Special Forces regiment based in Kildare.
     
The French Company ACMAT delivered 3 VLRA 4.43 light tactical truck after winning a tender with Irish Defence Forces (IDF). These vehicles are designed to equip Irish Rangers (ARW), Irish Special Forces regiment based in Kildare.
ACMAT VLRA 4.43 light tactical truck
     

The GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) of these vehicles equals to 12 tonnes, and will allow these units to tow intervention boats and reinforce the mobility of reconnaissance patrols that use the Ford F-350 SRV (Special Reconnaissance Vehicle).

These VLRAs have the gear of special forces, particularly in terms of armament (circular 12.7mm machine gun, etc.)..

The ACMAT VLRA is a light tactical all-wheeled truck designed especialyy for military, security and special forces. It offers high mobility, payload and protection to meet the mission requirements of the military forces. The VLRA family of vehicles are in service with the armed forces of over 50 nations.

The VLRA troop carrier can be armed with a 7.62mm light machine gun mounted on a swivel station and a 12.7mm machine gun mounted on 360° or 3/4 circular station.

The Irish Special Forces have been using ACMAT range vehicles for years, especially in order to tow 105 mm guns. They were also able to experience the importance of this type of vehicle while the French forces were using them during the EUfor Operation in Chad in early 2000.

We can also underline that the Armed Forces count an important number of AML.

 

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