Nimr announces launch of new vehicles at Idex

Nimr announces launch of new vehicles at Idex

Nimr has also revealed that all vehicles are to be built at a new state-of-the-art production facility, which will be located at Tawazun Industrial Park in Abu Dhabi.



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Published: Sat 28 Feb 2015, 12:48 AM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 11:59 PM

Nimr says that all its vehicles are to be built at a new state-of-the-art production facility, which will be located at Tawazun Industrial Park in Abu Dhabi. — Supplied photo

Abu Dhabi — Nimr Automotive, a UAE-based defence vehicle manufacturer and part of Emirates Defence Industries Company, has announced the launch of a new vehicle line-up for 2015 at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference 2015.

Nimr has also revealed that all vehicles are to be built at a new state-of-the-art production facility, which will be located at Tawazun Industrial Park in Abu Dhabi.

Nimr’s new line-up includes nine softskin and armoured vehicles incorporating new systems and enhanced performance. These include the Hafeet Gun Truck, the Ajban 440, the Hafeet 640 Talon, the Hafeet armoured personnel carrier equipped with battle management system, the Ajban special operations vehicle, the Hafeet 620 Shelter, the Hafeet armoured personnel carrier equipped with remote weapons station, the Ajban internal security vehicle and the Ajban 440A.

Two new introductions at the Idex have already proven popular with exhibition visitors. The Hafeet Gun Truck is a 6x6 prototype that has been upgraded so that its multi-role platform incorporates BAE 30mm Tactical Remote Turret. The Ajban 440 — Nimr’s latest softskin cabin on a 4x4 multi-role chassis — incorporating all the latest engineering developments such as a new electrical architecture and power management system, new dashboard, seats, interior trim, wheels and cabin design.

Dr Fahad Saif Harhara, CEO of Nimr Automotive, said: “Through engineering innovation, comprehensive testing and implementation of the highest standards in design and manufacturing we’re providing our customers with reliable vehicles and best-in-class performance in arid environments. The fact that we’re expanding and growing our manufacturing capabilities is testament to the rise in demand we’ve experienced over the years; our new facility will definitely see us strengthen our position in the defence vehicle market and meet our customer requirements.”

— business@khaleejtimes.com

 


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