More than 3,000 battle tanks and derivatives, from the 155 GECT self-propelled gun to armored recovery vehicles
and armored engineering vehicles, were produced for France and a number of foreign powers.
BEIRUT: The Army Wednesday received two armored recovery vehicles
from the United States, according to a statement from the Army.
Beginning with local elements, it consisted of the command team and 1st Platoon of C Troop for security, an explosive ordnance disposal team for site clearance, and two heavy equipment transport (HET) systems of the 15th Brigade Support Battalion to transport two M88A2 armored recovery vehicles
. The team would be completed by an engineer platoon and two HETs from Logistics Support Area Anaconda to transport the separate components of the M104 Wolverine tracked carrier and its HAB to a forward staging area.
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher found a solution: she sold 279 Chieftains to Jordan and 29 of the armored recovery vehicles
to Saddam Hussein's Iraq shortly before it invaded Iran.
The lightweight versions are currently being tested on Humvees, but potential exists for its use on various other vehicles, including armored recovery vehicles
and the Future Tactical Truck System.
Among the equipment to be provided to India are 250 Drawa-T thermal-imaging fire-control systems worth $72 million and 80 WZT-3 armored recovery vehicles
valued at $75 million.
The UAE also put an order worth approximately $3.5 billion for 46 armored recovery vehicles
. Also, from the French, the UAE took delivery at the end of last year of 24 Vehicule Blinde Leger, in short VBL, built by Panhard.