Over the years the Danish army have been donating vehicles to other armed forces. Some examples are mentioned below.
In late 1994 125 Willys M38A1 and a number of Dodge W300M and IVECO-Magirus 90M6FL, a total of approx. 300 vehicles, were given as aid to the Baltic countries.
In the late 1990´s a number of Magirus-Deutz Jupiter were given as aid to the Baltic countries.
ex-Danish Jupiter after delivery in Vilnius
Picture courtesy of Fly-nyt
ex-Danish MAN 8.136 in Lithuania
Picture courtesy of Shaun Conners
ex-Danish Mercedes-Benz 1413/42 in Lithuania
Picture courtesy of Finn Clausen, Abild
In late 2005 a decision to donate some 100 MAN 8.136 to the Iraqi security forces were made. Before shipping to Iraq, the vehicles were repaired and prepared for desert operations. The latter took place at MAN Last & Bus in Kolding. Besides the vehicles, spare parts to a value of 1 mill. DKr. were delivered.
Shipping took place from Aarhus 2nd of May 2006 and the ship are scheduled to arrive the port of Um Qasar late May/early June. The Danish forces in Iraq will take care of the hand over to the Iraqi 10th Division.
The donation, including transport from Denmark to Iraq, had a value of 9 mill. DKr.
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