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D&S 2017: Nimr scores first Asian customer (video)

7th November 2017 - 08:58 GMT | by Andrew White, Beth Maundrill in London and Bangkok


Tactical ground vehicle specialist Nimr Automotive has secured its first export contract outside the Middle East in a deal to provide its Long Range Special Operations Vehicle (LRSOV) to Turkmenistan’s special operations forces.

Announced on 6 November by company officials at the Defence and Security Exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand, the deal will see an undisclosed number of Ajban LRSOVs delivered to Turkmenistan’s Special Operations Regiment.

Vehicles were first paraded publicly for the first time during a military parade to celebrate the country’s independence day on 27 October alongside multiple other special operations vehicles, including Polaris Government and Defense’s MRZR and

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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