World Security Report2017-11-06 12:30:11
Hundreds of David armored vehicles are in active operational service in the Israel Defense Forces
David Light Armored Vehicle will be on show at Defense & Security Thailand 2017. Hundreds of David vehicles are in active operational service in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).
The David is a light, battle-proven, cost-effective armored vehicle that seats four, six or eight crew members. Based on the proven and rugged Toyota Hilux pick-up truck chassis, the David armored capsule offers significant advantages in versatility and lifecycle costs. It has a GVW of 4.2 tons, 3, 4 or 5 doors, and provides roof turret and 24V options.
“The David, which has been in use by the IDF for more than 10 years, has taken part in various operational and combat activities,” according to Arie Fridenson, Shladot’s Chairman. “It has come under a range of attacks – from rocks and stones to assault weapons, and IEDs – and has consistently proven its safety and ruggedness, saving many soldiers' lives. The David is an ideal solution for Law Enforcement and Military operations in the region, which are dealing with similar missions and situations.”
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