German government approves the sale of 30 DINGO 2 4x4 armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia 3112121
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Defence News - Saudi Arabia / Germany
|Monday, December 31, 2012, 01:28 PM|
|German government approves the sale of 30 DINGO 2 4x4 armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia.|
The German government has given the green light in principle to sell 30 armoured vehicles Dingo 2 worth about 100 million euros (132 million U.S. dollars) to Saudi Arabia, German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported on Sunday, December 30, 2012. The newspaper cited government sources saying that Saudi Aradia could eventually purchase up 100 Dingo 2 armoured vehicles.
German-made 4x4 armoured vehicle personnel carrier Dingo 2
Boasted by its maker as "the safest and best-protected wheeled vehicle in its class", the Dingo 2 can carry eight infantry personnel and is equipped with a top-mounted machine gun as standard. The vehicle is also equipped with nuclear, biological and chemical protection system.