Ethiopia producing Israeli Thunder armored personnel carriers

Ethiopia producing Israeli Thunder armored personnel carriers

Ethiopia has started the licensed production of Israeli Thunder armored personnel carriers (APC) locally. The APC’s license-holder is Israel’s Gaia Automotive Industries.

The Thunder APC is a multi-purpose 4×4 APC which can carry up to 12 personnel. The APC lightly-armored and weighs 1.8 tons.

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According to reports, Ethiopia has ordered a total of 75 Thunder APCs, 5 of which were built in Ethiopia under the supervision of technicians from Israel’s Gaia.

It is expected that the remaining 70 vehicles will be built in Ehtiopia under local supervision.

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