A German Dingo armored vehicle goes through exercises in northern Germany.(RONNY HARTMANN/AFP/Getty Images)
A German Dingo armored vehicle goes through exercises in northern Germany.
(RONNY HARTMANN/AFP/Getty Images)

Germany Approves Another Armored Vehicle Sale to Saudi Arabia

January 1, 2013  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

Germany has approved in principle the sale of up to 100 Dingo 2 armored vehicles to Saudi Arabia, the Bild am Sonntag reported December 30. The Dingos are mine-resistant and designed to defend their occupants against nuclear radiation, as well as biological or chemical attacks.

Citing sources close to talks on the deal, Bild am Sonntag reported that Saudi Arabia plans to buy 30 of the vehicles for around €100 million (over us$130 million). Over the long term, it plans to buy 70 more.

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