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Peruvian Army receives RMMV trucks

17 January 2017

The Peruvian Army's 1st Cavalry Brigade received 10 new Rheinmetall Man Military Vehicles (RMMV) on 14 January.

Peru has acquired 338 4x4 utility vehicles that can transport 5-10 tonnes of cargo, which are destined for the army and navy. IHS Jane's reported on 25 August that a first batch of 63 trucks had arrived, 20 of which were given to the army's 3rd Division, headquartered in Arequipa in southern Peru. It is unclear how many deliveries remain to fulfill the order.

The project is aimed at modernising the army's fleet of support vehicles. A communiqué said they will be used for transporting personnel and providing civilian support during natural disasters.

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