IDF Acquires 50 New Armored Vehicles for Raids in Yehudah and Shomron


A newly acquired IDF armored vehicle based on the Ford F-550. (Plasan Sasa Ltd.)

The Defense Ministry announced Thursday that it has procured 50 armored vehicles for the IDF to use in its near-nightly raids across Yehudah and Shomron.

For the last few months the IDF has been conducting near-nightly arrests in Yehudah and Shomron following a series of Palestinian terror attacks.

Troops have repeatedly come under fire during the operations.

The ministry says the Plasan Sasa Ltd. Sand Cat vehicles were obtained through an “expedited” order, amid the operations in Yehudah and Shomron.

The Plasan Sasa Ltd. Sand Cat is based on the Ford F-550 platform.

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