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South African Mamba Mk 1 in US service
salep1
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Posted: Friday, September 18, 2020 - 08:37 AM UTC
Guys,
Do you have pictures of Mamba Mk 1 in Blackwater operations in Iraq. I found few pictures and realized that conversion from Kinetic Nyala Mk 3 won't be easy.

Blackwater Mamba in Iraq



Maybe walkaround of South African Mamba like this



I found also picture of SWAT Mamba


salep1
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Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 07:54 PM UTC
Hey guys,

No one have pictures of South Africa Mamba Mk 1 walkaround?

Thanks!
Tank1812
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Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 09:22 PM UTC

Quoted Text

Hey guys,

No one have pictures of South Africa Mamba Mk 1 walkaround?

Thanks!



Not sure if you saw these, just going by the title and not sure if itís what you need.
http://www.primeportal.net/apc/chris_baxter/mamba/index.php?Page=1

It appears the mk1 was only in production/service for a year so photos might be hard to find.
http://www.warwheels.net/MambaMRAPindex.html
salep1
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Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 09:40 PM UTC
Thanks Ryan.
Walkaround is of Mk 2 but data sheet my be very helpful !
Great
Foxtrot1
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Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 11:30 PM UTC
The vehicle used in Iraq was the RG-31, a copy of the South African Mamba.

salep1
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Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 02:55 AM UTC

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The vehicle used in Iraq was the RG-31, a copy of the South African Mamba.



I know that, but PMC in Iraq (Blackwater) used Mamba Mk1 in white color from first picture.


https://www.google.com/amp/s/mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSN2739989220071002

Someone from South Africa should have walkaround of Mamba Mk 1 like one on second picture.
They are rusting somewhere.