Peru orders 178 reconditioned Stryker infantry carrier vehicles

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The US State Department has approved the sale of the 178 reconditioned Stryker infantry carrier vehicles to the Peru.

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Peru for Reconditioned Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicles and related support, equipment, and training.

The approval covers the sale of 178 reconditioned Stryker infantry carrier vehicles . Along with equipment, training, and support, the sale is valued at USD668 million.

Also included are driver’s vision enhancers; Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation capability; sets of special tools testing equipment; associated M2 Flex spare parts and tripods; M6 Smoke Grenade launchers and associated spares; VIC-3 systems; Operators New Equipment Training (OPNET) and Field Level Maintenance Training (FLMNET); publications; training manuals; Contractor Field Service Representative support; contractor and concurrent spare parts; project office technical support; U.S. Government technical assistance; packaging, crating, and handling; de-processing services for shipment; and associated transportation.

Stryker is a family of eight-wheel-drive combat vehicles, transportable in a C-130 aircraft, built for the US Army by General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada (formerly General Motors Defense) and the General Dynamics Land Systems Division, USA.

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