Military Capabilities

Montenegro equips NATO-declared forces with JLTVs

08 October 2019

The Montenegrin Ministry of Defence (MoD) has decided to equip its armed forces with 67 Oshkosh Defence 4x4 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs), Alma Ljuljanaj-Jovićević, general director of the MoD's directorate for material resources, told local Prva TV on 4 October.

Earlier that same day during a visit to Montenegro, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said of the largest Montenegrin arms deal with the United States, "The US looks forward to delivering USD36 million worth of light tactical vehicles to our NATO ally once this agreement is finalised."

"The official offer by the US government has been received in the MoD and in the next 20 days we expect our government to accept this business arrangement with the US government," Ljuljanaj-Jovićević, explained, adding that the first 20 vehicles are scheduled to be delivered by December 2020.

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