Ethiopian Produces Israel’s ‘Thunder’ Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC) under License

Ethiopia is producing ‘Thunder’ an Israeli Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) under the license by GAIA Automotive Industries Ltd Company from Israel.

GAIA Automotive team has vast experience in establishing Production Lines at customers’ locations globally.

In Brief

  • The «Thunder» is a multi-purpose 4×4 armored vehicle. It carries up to 12 people.
  • Light protection level and 1.8-ton payload.
  • Typical applications: personnel carrier, police logistics, Peacekeeping, ambulance among other purposes.

Total Ethiopia had ordered 75 «Thunder» armored personnel carriers by GAIA Automotive Industries Ltd. 

The Gaia Automotive team built 5 complete APCs with the local personal in Ethiopia and after which the Ethiopian team are set to complete the rest of the 70 vehicles on their own.

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