Gardaí unveil new Armed Support Unit vehicles to replace older models 1 month ago

Gardaí unveil new Armed Support Unit vehicles to replace older models

There are 10 of the new vehicles which will be allocated across the country.

An Garda Síochána has unveiled to the public its brand new Armed Support Unit vehicles.

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Gardaí have said that there are 10 of the new vehicles and that they will replace older models from 2016.

Eight of the latest automobiles were showcased in a video posted by An Garda Síochána on Twitter, which also revealed where they will be deployed.

The locations were:

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  • Cahir
  • Claremorris
  • Cork
  • Dundalk
  • Galway
  • Kildare
  • Mullingar
  • Waterford

Meanwhile, the additional two are to be allocated to the Armed Support Unit in the Dublin Metropolitan Region (DMR).

Some of the older 2016 models are said to have travelled in excess of 500,000 kilometers.

In a statement, An Garda Síochána said the end-of-life vehicle featured in the video will be donated to the Garda Museum and that the others will be recycled through authorised recycling centres.

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For a peek at the new vehicles, automotive enthusiasts can check out the clip posted by Gardaí below.

Images via Twitter/GardaTraffic

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