The pickup truck “granite” comes to 80th

ה”גרניט” בשטח. צילום: דובר צה”ל

Blend new vehicles in the collection. It features technical improvements, increased mobility, protection and advanced intelligence gathering

תאריך: 01/02/2012, 12:01    
מחבר: הדס דובדבני, אתר צה”ל

New collection vehicles “granite” gets 80th experimentally. The vehicle, which is expected to participate in the gathering, designed to strengthen the current array.
Meanwhile, dozens of new vehicles purchased for ongoing security operations of type “car” border Defender

ה”גרניט is based on a new platform, Ford. Israel and dadgem only gets to begin the trial in the 80th as Greece area suitable for testing and gives a response to the gathering in the border area. The vehicle features technical improvements, protection, and mobility.

In addition, new vehicles allows a continuous and autonomous activity, and is considered to be very advanced. Essence to examine future style of the vehicle as a car collection.
It can move relatively quickly and is suitable for roads and gravel.

“Since the attack, armament in 80th just swinging. The cars had passed
Many miles and months came in many vehicles, including ה”גרניט, David Wolf. However, we still have a way to go, “said ordnance officer of the 80th Division, Lieutenant Colonel Yossi plalo.

In addition, new vehicles “defender” entered border patrols to 80th.
The vehicle, named “רג”ב “Defender (car borders) is a replacement for the Humvee and currently serves as security activity on roads and off-road. So far provided nearly half the amount
, And in total scattered in dozens of vehicles.

“It is a completely different vehicle. He more than matched, close, with increased capabilities, capable for each type and most importantly, “said Lieutenant Colonel plalo. רג”ב ה”דיפנדר ”
Equipped with a diesel engine and manual gearbox, six gears. This is a 4 x 4 SUV that has improvements constitute an innovation compared to the Hummer.

Translated from Hebrew