The primary six of 33 Joint Mild Tactical Autos (JLTV) purchased by North Macedonia from Oshkosh Protection are on their manner from Thessaloniki port, Greece.
The Minister of Defence of the Republic of North Macedonia, Slavjanka Petrovska mentioned final week the primary cargo of 6 JLTV gentle armored automobiles arrived Thessaloniki port, Greece with 180 Textron M1117 armored automobiles which have been donated to Greece by the US.
“This supply represents a severe step ahead within the technique of modernization and equipping of the Military in keeping with NATO requirements,” mentioned Petrovska.
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The JLTV is designed to present Troopers and Marines a excessive stage of mobility, transportability, and reliability whereas nonetheless offering warfighters with the extent of safety a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) automobile would give them.
👏As we speak at Thessaloniki port, Greece, the primary cargo of 6 JLTV gentle armored automobiles arrived.
👍This supply represents a severe step ahead within the technique of modernization and equipping of the Military in keeping with @NATO requirements. pic.twitter.com/VtDn0DnkuJ
— Slavjanka Petrovska (@SlavjankaPetrov) July 23, 2022
At present, the JLTV Household of Autos involves U.S. Military and Marines Corps in numerous variants with a number of mission bundle configurations, all offering protected, sustained, networked mobility that balances payload, efficiency and safety throughout the total vary of army operations.
Up to now, Oshkosh has obtained orders or commitments from the next NATO, Allied, and Coalition companions together with the UK, Belgium, Montenegro, Slovenia, Lithuania, Brazil, Romania, and North Macedonia.