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Simba tank using wooden armor to defend self from Maute rocket attacks ridiculed on social media. Netizens quick to its defense!

While the tanks and APC’s from affluent countries enjoy sophisticated armors for protection from RPG’s, their local counterparts do not and prone to enemy attacks.

The sorry state of the country’s tanks and armored personnel carriers (known as Simba tanks) was evident in the first day of the Marawi siege. The Special Action Forces (SAF) of the Philippine National Police lost a Simba tank to Maute RPG’s. Refer to the photo below.

Credits to photo owner

To prevent further loss of Simba tanks to RPG’s (rocket-propelled grenades), government troops have find a crude but effective way to counter this deadly weapon.

If you take a closer look at the photo below, the APC (Simba tank) has been reinforced with wood.

Credits to Even Demata for the photo

Doubt it? Check the photo below.

Credits to photo owner

Credits to photo owner

The photos showing our Simba tanks resorting to wood for added layer protection has been drawing ridicule and harsh comments on social media.

Rainier A Castillo poked fun at the government troop’s ingenuity: “Wow ibang klase mag camouflage ang AFP. Parang squatter lang yung tanke! 😃

Jeston Saludares Ricaforte said: “Kawawa nman mga tanke nten. eh kung hindi sana nakipag hiwalay tong si DU30 sa america sana tapos na tong away na to!”

Dennis Sungkit commented: “pang world war 2 payang istilo nyan pinag lumaan na talaga ang kagamitan ng pinas.”

Mdgreggy Al Pe Benito wrote: “Papanain lang ni robin hood yan na may apoy ang pana wala na sila magagawa at makikita sa daan…mas mainit pa kasi magiging uling yan at mas gusto ng heat seeking missiles.”

On one hand, netizens have nothing but praises for our soldier’s ingenuity in the midst of the pressing need to survive an RPG attack from Maute militants.

LI ZI EL remarked: “deskarteng Pinoy.pero sa ibang walang alam hanggang MEMA lang😜manuod din kasi minsan nang combat movie hinde ung puro pornsite binibisita nyo😜😜

Ruel Malaran Diamada wrote: “Good idea i salute all officers doing like this.kung pwde ko lng ibalik ang aking pngarap n maging isang sondalo sana anjn din cguro ako.”

Timothy James Pusing said: “Tayag ang galing !! DIY reactive armor ! astig talga mga pinoy!”

Jessilita Celestino wrote: “Pang kontra yan sa mga rpg kaya sa landmine para hindi basta masira ung body ng sasakyan.. kahit ang bala sa kahoy muna sya bago makarating sa mismong katawan ng sasakyan”

Harold Uy commented: “Maparaan tlga mga pinoy,marami kaseng nadale ng rpg last time,di magd-detonate ang grenade jan pag sa malambot tatama.”

Nicanor Jayo wrote: “Ganyan kautak ng mga sundalong pinoy nagawA ng pRaan pra lng mbuhay Cg mga isis lumaban na kau ngaun! Tingnan n lng nyo kng tumalab ang pmpsabog nyo”

In case you want to know how sophisticated reactive armor works, please watch the video below.

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Simba tank using wooden armor to defend self from Maute rocket attacks ridiculed on social media. Netizens quick to its defense!

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