Colombia has Shown Interest in an Israeli MRAP


The MKII Zibar Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) developed by Zibar in Israel has been demonstrated to the Colombian Army and Marine Corps, reportedly arousing great interest in its performance.

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The Zibar is offered also as MRAP, with shields allowing it to successfully withstand explosions IEDs, as well as impacts of 5.56 x45mm caliber ammunition and 7.62 x39mm.This version has been developed for use in desert environments and for COIN type operations, thanks to 4×4, which provides great maneuverability in rough terrain, having the ability to carry up to six men, with their respective team-and also having weapons station in the middle of the vehicleto which it is accessed by a turret, that can mount a machine gun – a Browning M-2HB-QCB 12.7 mm or a U.S. Ordnance M-60 7.62 mm.One option is to fit a Rafael remote controlled weapon station on the Zibar.
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