Israeli military receives batch of new SandCat armored vehicles

Armored vehicle factory Plasan reported that the Israel Defense Forces recently received a new batch of SandCat EX11 armored vehicles.

The EX11 vehicles are based on the Ford F550 pickup platform that has been used by Plasan’s SandCat vehicles for about two decades.

“Vehicles were provided in an expedited procedure due to urgent operational needs,” the press release said.


In mid-November, the IDF reported that the Department of Defense’s Procurement Director had expedited the purchase of 50 SandCat armored vehicles, due to “operational challenges faced by forces on the battlefield” amid the operating on the West Coast.

SandCat is the lightest tactical armored vehicle that offers such a high level of protection. It is designed to serve in various missions that require a highly maneuverable and protected vehicle, such as urban law enforcement, peacekeeping, homeland security and patrolling. border inspection.

It has a low cost of ownership thanks to the use of a reliable commercial Ford F550 Super Duty chassis with a powerful engine and all-wheel drive, while remaining safe in a Ford-certified GVW.

Weighing in at less than 12 tons and powered by Ford’s V8 engine, it combines maneuverability with protection to deliver what Plasan says is “the versatility and robustness needed for any national mission.” room and security”.


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