Brahmand NewsPrevious Article
Brahmand NewsNext Article
Headlines
  • Second T-50A jet trainer completes flight test:-The Lockheed Martin-Korea Aerospace Industries-built trainer aircraft in offer to the US Air Force's Advanced Pilot Training competition has successfully completed its flight test in Sacheon, South Korea. ...
  • India-US signs deal to procure four Poseidon-8I aircraft:-India on Wednesday signed an over USD 1 billion deal with American defence and aerospace major Boeing for procuring four additional 'Poseidon-8I' long-range maritime surveillance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft....
  • No separate guidelines for defence PSUs on JVs: Govt:-Seeking to give defence public sector undertakings a level playing field in forging partnerships, the government on Wednesday decided to abolish existing guidelines for establishing joint venture companies by such enterprises....
  • Brazil, France became NSG members before signing NPT: Govt:-Nearly a month after its bid for NSG membership was stalled by China and some other countries on the ground that it was a non-NPT signatory, India on Wednesday said countries like Brazil, Argentina and France became members of NSG when they were not signatory to the NPT....

Paramount to unveil new armoured vehicle 'Mbombe' at AAD '10

Article
Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print This Article

An artistic representation of new armoured vehicle Mbombe.

CAPETOWN, SOUTH AFRICA (BNS): The Paramount group of South Africa will unveil a brand new - armoured vehicle Mbombe - at international defence exhibition ‘Africa Aerospace Defence-2010’ (AAD-2010), which began on Tuesday in Cape Town, South Africa.

According to the company, the new innovative designs of the vehicle will offer better protection against IEDs than any other vehicles currently in use by NATO forces in Afghanistan.

“Coalition forces have thousands of armoured vehicles in Afghanistan and Iraq, but Paramount Group has designed a groundbreaking new vehicle that is set to take the market by storm,” Ivor Ichikowitz, Executive Chairman of the Paramount Group said.

Mbombe is a six-wheeled infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) with a revolutionary mine-resistant flat hull (rather than v-shaped). The new shape will maintain a low profile of the vehicle in battlefield comparing to any other MRAP vehicles, a solution which has been sought for many years.

Tags:

Defence  MRAP  
Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print Article

Other Related News

India engaging with China on NSG, will never sign NPT: Govt

India on Wednesday said it is engaging with China to iron out differences after Beijing created "procedural hurdles" for its entry into Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) but made it clear that government will never ink Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

Upcoming Defence Exhibitions

BRAHMOS Missile Systems

Headlines

Brahmand World Defence Update 2016

Image Gallery