Latvia handed over to the Armed Forces of Ukraine the second batch of Land Rover Defender off-road vehicles developed in the 1940s. This was reported on the website of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
In total, the Latvian side handed over seven Land Rover Defenders in a sanitary and medical modification. Emphasizes, that the equipment was donated. Representative of Latvia promised to continue to support Ukraine in its quest for European integration and on the way to NATO.
Defense Minister Andriy Taran took part in the solemn ceremony of transferring military property, Ambassador of Latvia to Ukraine Juris Poikans, Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Roman Mashovets.
Today, thanks to the efforts and support of Latvian partners, we are significantly strengthening the capabilities of our military medical service.. The need for such a technique, Unfortunately, constantly pressing. (…) Military doctors must be ready every minute to start saving the lives of Ukrainian defenders and civilians
– said the Minister of Defense of Ukraine, adding, that Latvia from the first days “Russian aggression” against Ukraine supports the Ukrainian army.
note, that this is the second batch of Land Rover Defender sanitary SUVs, received by Ukraine from Latvia. The first was transferred to the Ukrainian Armed Forces 21 January of this year and also consisted of 7 cars.