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VBTP-MR Guarani exported to Lebanon

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The VBTP-MR (Viatura Blindada de Transporte de Pessoal) was developed by Iveco for the Brazilian Army and is currently in production under an order for 2044 vehicles. The VBTP is an amphibious, 18 ton 6×6 vehicle; they are capable of carrying 11 soldiers.

Some of the Brazilian VBTPs are equipped with remotely operated weapon system developed and produced by Elbit Systems, but these weapon systems are unlikely included in the configuration offered to the Lebanese.


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