“Caimán Patrullero” an armored personnel carrier 4×4 Cadillac Gage V100 Commando, recovered and modified in 40 days by the personnel of the 61st Engineer Brigade ‘G / B Agustín Codazzi’, as a sapper vehicle, specialized in demining tasks.
The minesweeper is an armored vehicle and will be used in the fight against terrorist groups. The unit was recovered, optimized by soldiers from the 61st Agustín Codazzi Engineer Conditioning Brigade, belonging to the Sixth Army Corps of Engineers.
“The minesweeper, designed by the combat engineers of the Bolivarian Army, is ready to begin its operations in Alto Apure and protect our population from Colombian terrorist groups that planted their mines,” reads the publication accompanying the video.
The rehabilitation process in the sixth CING workshops in Fuerte Tiuna lasted 40 uninterrupted days, the official publication revealed.
Vladimir Padrino López, Minister for Defense of Venezuela, published on his Twitter account that the work to recover the operational readiness will be carried out in all the components of the FANB.
On an inspection tour he showed armor rehabilitation for two tank battalions. He said that a huge industrial machinery has recovered this equipment that was already destined to be disincorporated.
We are going to recover all our operational readiness with our own hands ”, stated Minister Padrino.