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IDEX 2017: Nimr gets UAE vehicle order boost

23rd February 2017 - 16:00 GMT | by Tim Fish in Abu Dhabi


The UAE Land Forces has ordered thousands of vehicles from their domestic manufacturer, Nimr, it was announced at IDEX.

Although the value of the contract was not disclosed the numbers total to over 1,750 armoured vehicles across three types. It would seem to represent a wholesale refresh of the UAE's vehicle inventory.

These include 1,500 JAIS 4x4 and 6x6 infantry fighting vehicles; 150 Hafeet 630A artillery support vehicles for both observation and C2; and 115 Ajban 440A vehicles fitted with anti-tank guided missiles.

The company stated it would deliver these vehicles to the UAE Armed Forces from 2018.


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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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