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U.S. supplies pickups to National Guard of Ukraine

The U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency with a mediation of Parsons company transferred 5 Ford Ranger trucks to the National Guard of Ukraine (NGU) with a frame of the international cooperation program, according to the press release of NGU.
U.S. supplies pickups to National Guard of Ukraine

The armored trucks were transferred to the National Guard of Ukraine within the international cooperation program aimed to ensure global security and help the NGU to respond to threats that arise. Earlier the Agency has already provided the NGU with armored vehicles “Kozak” and MAZ, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the NGU press service.

The trucks were upgraded and transferred on the base of a private company Scientific-Production Association “Praktyka”. In particular, the pickups were equipped with GPS-navigators, video recorders, radio antennas and more.

“Trucks … can be used to move small groups of personnel, small cargo transportation. Those who receive them – I think they would be delighted, “- said Lt. Andriy Biloshnychenko.

Parsons representative said that they pass those trucks and eight Ford Transit vans to the National Guard to support threats reduction activity.

Transits are being converted to specific needs, according to the specific tasks of defense and security.

Currently, the vehicles are on their way to military units where they will serve to improve the security of Ukraine.