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M462
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Overview
Manufacturer Automotive Industries Limited
Body and chassis
Class multipurpose high-performance 4x4 military vehicle

The M462 (Abir) is a 4x4 military vehicle in service with the Israel Defense Forces, developed by Automotive Industries Ltd. as a replacement for the M325.

Specifications[edit]

The M462 can carry 13 troops or a cargo of 1800 kg. The M462 can be fitted with 1 forward machine gun and a side machine gun.

Variants[edit]

Abir Rhino APC
  • M462 Abir: standard model.
  • M462 ATGM Portee: with BGM-71 TOW.
  • M462 M40A2 Portee: with M40A2 106mm recoilless rifle.
  • M462 Rhino: a 4x4 armoured vehicle based on the M462, used for high risk area patrol, riot control, special operations, and command post.
  • M462 Fire: bush fire engine.
  • M462 Ambulance: military abulance, 4 litter cases or 8 sitting patients.

Operators[edit]

 Israel
 Colombia
 Peru[citation needed]
 Guatemala