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Ammo resupply vehicles join SPHs gifted from US on way to Brazil

14 September 2018

The 40 M992A2 ammunition resupply vehicles granted by the United States to Brazil as ‘excess defense articles’ (EDAs) will arrive between 15 October and 15 November, the Brazilian Army has told Jane’s .

The former US Army vehicles, which were previously stored at Sierra Army Depot, have since 13 September begun the process of being shipped from Pensacola, Florida, to Paranaguá in Brazil, together with 56 M109A5 155 mm self-propelled howitzers (SPHs). Several M109A5s will be used as a source of spare parts.

The vehicles will be then moved to the Brazilian Army 5th Military Region facilities for maintenance work prior to being distributed to self-propelled artillery units.

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