Dear Sato, you are right.
my cuban friend said to me that this MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) is 100% locally made and don't have a name.
This is a 4x4 armored vehicle supplied only to Tropas Especiales and Infanteria de Marina.
Weighs approximately 5/6t
Configuration: 2 + 8
His quantity is impossible to know. We can only guess a slow but steady spread into the Armed Forces (in relation to annual budget available for the armed forces).
This MRAP is also configured as a C2, command and control.
The veichle would come from cuban african experiences, especially Angola. It's similar to the South African models (Mamba for example).
This is the only onfo i have about this nice cuban MRAP.
Another view of this MRAP:
Marina de Guerra Revolucionaria.
.Nov. 2009, Cuba. Soldiers during military exercise called "Bastion 2009". The Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) will carry out maneuvers, tactic exercises, management of troops and forces, artillery practices, aviation flights, and other actions.
exactly, probably you're right about chassis and engine.
My friend told me: "...this MRAP is based on a 4x4 chassis (perhaps GAZ-66 or similar) but i don't have info about the engine"
Nov. 2009. military exercise "Bastion 2009". The military exercise, Cuba's largest in five years and the first since Barack Obama's inauguration in January begins Thursday through Saturday, followed by Sunday's armed forces day to be marked nationwide.
.Nov. 2009. "The Bastion-2009 strategic exercises will be held through the country on November 26-28 as part of a program aimed at strengthening Cuba's defense capability," the ministry said in a statement on Monday.
.Cuba, 2008. 1st year Cadets of the Military school "Camilo Cienfuegos" in La Habana
.Cuba, 2009. Police on the streets of the "MalecÚn", La Habana
Cuba, 2006. Cuban war veterans carring national flags during a military parade on Revolution Place
Cuba, 2009. Interior Minister soldier take a moment to relax himself near the sea, La Habana
Cuba, 2004. Cuban soldiers on the streets of La Habana
.Cuba, 2006. Members of "Brigada Especial Nacional" - MININT during preparation of a military parade