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Paramount Group presents Mbombe armored fighting vehicle to Azerbaijani delegation

Abu Dhabi. Rashad Suleymanov – APA. Paramount Group’s last technology, Mbombe mine-protected armored fighting vehicle aroused much interest in IDEX 2011 defense exhibition in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The fighting vehicle exhibited in UAE’s International Golden Group mount caused interest of the defense officials of Gulf and other countries, APA correspondent reports from Abu Dhabi.

Mbombe fighting vehicle is based on the latest technologies. Using a 6x6 configuration, the Mbombe is able to carry considerable loads over all types of terrain without loss of mobility. Mbombe has an unladen weight of 16,000 kg and a maximum combat weight of 27,000 kg, carrying a crew of 11. The Mbombe’s six speed automatic gearbox provides a maximum speed of 100 km/h and the vehicle has a 700 km range.

The vehicle’s first presentation was held for the Azerbaijani delegation on February 21 and delegations of other countries were briefed about the technical features of the fighting vehicle on February 22.

A large delegation form Paramount Group led by Ivor Ichikowitz, CEO joined the exhibition. Ichikowitz met with Azerbaijan’s Defense Industry Minister Yaver Jamalov.


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