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Portugal to field US military MRAPs in Afghanistan

14 February 2018

The US military will provide Portugal with 22 Oshkosh Defense M-All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) 4x4 and Navistar Defense MaxxPro mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles (MRAPs) for Afghanistan, the Portuguese Army told Jane’s on 14 February.

An army source said 22 vehicles will be temporarily provided.

Portugal fielded the Spanish Army VAMTAC in Afghanistan in 2005-08 and US Army M1151A1 4x4s in 2008-14.

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