What replaced the M577A1 command post vehicle?
New Zealand: M577A1 Command Post Vehicle replaced by the command and control variant of the Pinzgauer High-Mobility All-Terrain Vehicle. Spain: in the 1970s the Spanish Army equipped numerous battlegroups (e.g. CWSP-05, CWSP-06, etc) within its armoured and cavalry brigades with M577A1 Command Post Vehicles.
Which countries use M577A1?
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. Lebanon: the Lebanese Ground Forces and the Republican Guard operate the M577A1.
What is the difference between the M577 and M577A1?
The timing mechanism and point detonating element are contained in the ogival nose section of the M577. The M577A1 does not contain the point detonating element, but rather utilizes the safe separation assembly as an inertial element to initiate impact function.
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.