Finnish Forces shall resume participation in an UN operation in Lebanon mid May, 2012, after absence of five years. As earlier, also this time Sisu branded vehicles shall play a vital role in the theatre. This time the deployed vehicles include also the new ETP 8x8 trucks featuring the up-to-date armouring solutions of Sisu Defence.
The gear necessary for a successful operation was loaded to a ship heading to Beirut in Rauma harbour, Finland, on April 22, 2012. Related photo (by Turun Sanomat/Timo Jakonen) can be found through a photo link here below.
Sisu E13TP series trucks are modern military vehicles providing protection against mine, ballistic and NBC threats. In addition to the forthcoming operation in Lebanon, the armoured Sisu E13TP trucks are currently in service also in Afghanistan, under a NATO led operation, ISAF.
Source: SISU Defence
Date: Apr 25, 2012