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    Denmark Buys Over 200 Piranha Armored Vehicles From US Defense Company

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    Danish Ministry of Defense will purchase more than 200 new generation Piranha 5 armored vehicles from the United States.

     

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Denmark’s Ministry of Defense will purchase more than 200 new generation armored vehicles from the United States, US defense contractor General Dynamics said in a press release on Thursday.

    “The contract from the Danish Ministry of Defense will include the acquisition of a minimum of 206 new armored personnel carriers, with the exact number to be determined at a later date,” the release read.

    The producer said that the Piranha 5 armored vehicles will ensure due protection for the Danish industrial base and troops.

    "We are confident that this program and the PIRANHA 5 in particular will guarantee the best protection for the Danish troops and provide the best value for the Danish industrial base,” the release concluded.

    Piranha 5 is an armored wheeled vehicle geared toward providing armed forces protection on the international battlefield, according to the manufacture’s website.

     

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