The Algeria National People’s Army’s (ANP’s) has acquired Navistar Defense MaxxPro mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles (MRAPs).
The acquisition was confirmed on 10 January through a video footage published on Twitter by the Algerian Ministry of National Defense.
The released footage shows the Navistar Defence Maxxpro MRAPs being used during a live fire exercise.
The Maxxpro MRAPs are service with the 116th regiment of the operational maneuvers RMO of the ANP. So far, it is not yet ascertained how many units the ANP purchases.
The MaxxPro Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) was designed by American company Navistar International’s subsidiary Navistar Defense along with the Israeli Plasan Sasa, a vehicle armouring company.
The MaxxPro MRAP is built to withstand ballistic arms fire, mine blasts, IEDs, and other emerging threats. Its V-shaped hull helps deflect blasts out and away from the crew and its armoring can be customized to meet any mission requirement.