Ukraine has taken delivery of 5 M1152 Humvee in ambulance configuration from United States 12806162

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Ukraine has taken delivery of 5 M1152 Humvee in ambulance configuration from United States
According a statement of the Ukrainain Ministry of Defense, from August 27, 2016, the International Center for Peacemaking and Safety in the Lviv region has take the delivery of five M1152 Humvee ambulance from United States.
     
According a statement of the Ukrainain Ministry of Defense, from August 27, 2016, the International Center for Peacemaking and Safety in the Lviv region has take the delivery of five M1152 Humvee ambulance from United States. American-made M1152 Humvee ambulance for the Ukrainian army
     
A total of 40 M1152 ambulance will be delivered to the Ukrainian army.
 

The ceremony was attended by the US armed forces commander in Europe, Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges and Acting Minister of Health of Ukraine Julian Suprun.

In March 2015, the Obama administration has announced a budget of $75 million to provide nonlethal aid to Ukraine armed forces. Since January 2014, 18 countries have provided 164.1 million US dollars’ worth of non-lethal military aid to Ukraine, with more than 80 percent of that coming from just two countries, the United States which has given 117.6 million US dollars’ worth of supplies and Canada which has given 23.6 million.

Previously, United States has provided 30 M1114 armoured Humvee and 200 non-armoured HUMVEE M998 to the Ukrainian armed forces.

The M1152 HUMVEE is an improved cargo/troop carrier vehicle in the HMMWV family. The M1152 Ambulance would operate at isolated military installations and sites worldwide to respond to medical emergencies in the extreme environmental conditions. The Ambulance would consist of a standard AM General M1152 chassis equipped with the manufacturer's standard 2-door cab integrated with an armored ambulance shelter.

The M1152 ambulance is capable of transporting up to 4 litter patients, 6 ambulatory patients, or a combination of litter and ambulatory patients. The vehicle is fitted with heating and air conditioning systems, as well as medical oxygen equipment.
     
According a statement of the Ukrainain Ministry of Defense, from August 27, 2016, the International Center for Peacemaking and Safety in the Lviv region has take the delivery of five M1152 Humvee ambulance from United States.
 

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