The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has officially delivered a batch of specialized vehicles on Toyota Land Cruiser J76 4X4 chassis to the Ukrainian Armed Forces. The exact number of delivered vehicles is not disclosed, but we can talk at least about the 5 specialized vehicles that are on the photo. These vehicles came under the US technical assistance program. These 4×4, 4-door SUVs are fitted with a bullbar, a self-recovery winch, two additional headlights, extended air intake and protected aerial mounted on the roof that leads to deduct the vehicles benefit from a special communication kit. They are currently performing various duties with Ukrainian SOF units.
The Toyota Land Cruiser J76 4X4 designed to operate as low-profile but battle-survivable field vehicles. The 70 Series is a family of Toyota Land Cruiser models produced from 1984 until the present day. Despite major changes in styling and numerous technological updates, the 70 Series was designed to retain the off-road capabilities and durability for which the 40 Series had become known. Dozens of military adaptations, either “official” or not have been used, mostly on the pick-up truck variant. Ukraine has already received 43 brand new Toyota Land Cruiser 70 vehicles in early 2017.