The National People’s Army (ANP) took delivery Sunday of the first batch of the Mercedes-Benz-branded all-terrain vehicles released from Tiaret plant and destined to strengthen the Army’s operational capacities.

Composed of over 200 4X4 “Class G” cars destined to military and paramilitary, this batch will be assigned to the different divisions and the operational units of the Army, said Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Algerian Society of Vehicle Manufacture Mercedes Benz (SAFAV-MB), Colonel Krikrou Smail.

This operation marks the effective start of the plant located in Ain Bouchekif town (17 km of the administrative centre of Tiaret), and inaugurated last 26 October by Lieutenant General, Ahmed Gaid Salah, Deputy Minister for National Defence, Chief of Staff of the People’s National Army (ANP). […]