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Brazilian Army receives thirty armored tanks donated by United States

Thursday, September 17th 2020 - 08:48 UTC
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The Brazilian Army has received a shipment of thirty armored tanks donated by the United States. The special operation was organized by Portos do Paraná together with representatives of the 5th Regional Military Command and Marcon Logística Portuária. The vehicles came from Galveston, Texas, to be used in training, combat, and defense. Read full article

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  • darragh

    They are not 'tanks' they are unarmed 'Armoured Personnel Carriers' used as Command Posts. They are made mostly of aluminium and weigh about 11 tons.

    Why the Brazilian army wants 30 'Command Posts' is another question

    Sep 17th, 2020 - 02:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    darragh

    A tip of the cap to your astute observation.

    It is Trump's signal of solidarity with Bolsonaro and are ideally useful to protect troops.

    ¡Saludos!

    Sep 17th, 2020 - 09:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    “amphibious”, useful in the Amazon where the Natives only have bows and arrows and blow pipes even Al armour is effective. Although they will probably fit night sights and some weapons.

    Sep 17th, 2020 - 11:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    Oh Pugol-TTWH

    They are ideally configured for parading into a conflicted urban zone where riots are occurring. They can be intimidating and cause less damage than a Leopard or Patton tank...

    ¡Saludos!

    Sep 18th, 2020 - 02:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    Chicureo-CMoTA

    Yes, I see your point.

    Sep 19th, 2020 - 02:55 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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