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Israeli Amir MRAP Vehicle Was Seen in Kherson Region

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Photo for illustration / Israeli Amir MRAP Vehicle Was Seen in Kherson Region
Photo for illustration / Israeli Amir MRAP Vehicle Was Seen in Kherson Region

Footage of this vehicle was published on Telegram chanel and Twitter

Ukrainian military use Israeli-made Gaia Amir MRAP for liberate the southern regions from the Russian invaders.

On the published photos, an armored vehicle stands parked among residential buildings in an unspecified Ukrainian village.

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A rotary turret with a machine gun is mounted on top and hidden by a camouflage net. It is noted that these pictures were made in the Kherson region.

Earlier, the delivery of these Israeli-made armored vehicles to Ukraine was not reported.

Israeli officials constantly say that they do not transfer military assistance to Ukraine in the form of equipment or lethal weapons to oppose the Russian invasion. Instead, Israel supports Ukraine with humanitarian aid.

The Amir Multi-purpose 4×4 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected developed by the Israeli company Gaia Automotive Industries.

The armored vehicle carries up to 12 people and can have a total weight of up to 14 tons. At the same time, its carrying capacity is up to 2.4 tons.

Israeli Amir MRAP Vehicle in Kherson Region
Israeli Amir MRAP Vehicle in Kherson Region

The Amir is based on a commercial Ford F550 chassis with independent suspension. It is designed to transport personnel, evacuate wounded and deliver cargo to the frontline, as well as conduct reconnaissance.

Israeli Amir MRAP Vehicle
Israeli Amir MRAP Vehicle

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry previously asked Israel for help in the fight against Iranian drones.

Israel said that it could not transfer weapons to Ukraine due to “operational restrictions,” but was ready to help with the early warning system, that helps to prevent civilians from the danger.

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