What is an M577 used for in the military?
Although the M577 was developed as a command post vehicle it was also used for other roles. Due to its large internal volume it was used as an armored ambulance, medical treatment vehicle, fire direction center and for other roles. Some user nations have added their own modifications to this armored command vehicle.
How many M577s are in Kuwait?
Kuwait: the Kuwait Army operates 30 M577 Command Post Vehicles, mostly M577A1s. Following the 1991 Gulf War a number of M577A3s were purchased from the U.S. to replace vehicles destroyed by Iraqis forces.
When did Saudi Arabia buy the m57712?
Saudi Arabia: in 1984 the Royal Saudi Land Forces purchased an unknown number of M57712 Command Post Vehicles from the U.S., followed by an additional purchase of M577A3 versions in 1994. Commencing 2015, all vehicles were upgraded to A4 specification as part of a modernisation program for their entire fleet of M113-derived vehicles.