Buratai Inspects 5 MRAPs Manufactured at Army Depot




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Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf have inspected five newly-manufactured Nigerian Army (NA) Mines Resistant Protected Vehicles (MRAPs) at the Command Engineering Depot, in .

, who visited the Depot, during a working tour Friday, also assessed some MRAPs undergoing fabrication. He expressed satisfaction the level of progress made so far, urging officers, soldiers and civilian staff of the Depot to upscale the level of achievements recorded.

The COAS, conducted round the Depot by the Commandant, General Sunday Araoye, and the General, Defence Industries Corporation (DICON), General Victor Ezugwu, where he also inspected the repair of some malfunctioned back-loaded Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs), carrying vehicles and combat vehicles.

Both the new and the repaired MRAPs, APCs, as well as the repaired ’ carrying vehicles, were test driven and proved to be in good working condition. While briefing the Army Chief at the Depot Smart Factory, Maj. Gen. Araoye, said a state of the art 3-D printing machine for vehicles’ parts and implants has been installed. “We have also manufactured a surveillance vehicle drone attached to it to enhance NA’s operations,” he added.

From PRNigeria