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IDEX 2017: UAE company debuts new MRAP

19th February 2017 - 13:16 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Abu Dhabi

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UAE-based company Isotrex Manufacturing has unveiled a new all-terrain mine resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle at this year's IDEX exhibition.

Known as the Legion, the MRAP is a multi-mission platform that can perform a number of roles including armoured personnel carrier, command post, cargo operations, reconnaissance, special operations and lead convoy operations.

Anton Nadjafov, project director at Isotrex Manufacturing, told Shephard that the Legion had been in development for two years and additional trials are planned for this year.

'It is going through blast trials in the summer,' said Nadjafov, adding that the armour protection was built to STANAG 4569 specifications

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Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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