Abu Dhabi-UAE. AL JASOOR, the UAE’s armoured vehicle specialist and exclusive supplier of the Rabdan 8×8 Infantry Fighting Vehicle, on February 24 announced the launch of Rabdan 6×6, a new generation, amphibious, multi-wheel armoured vehicle with superior tactical and technical characteristics. The launch of the vehicle took place on the sidelines of the ongoing International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2021) that runs until February 25 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
Featuring flexible firepower capability and modular structural design, Rabdan 6×6 is uniquely positioned to cater to current and future operational requirements of the defence and military units in the GCC region and beyond.
With the safety and survivability of soldiers remaining a top priority for AL JASOOR, the new generation platform boasts a flexible ballistic protection capability with a modular add-on armour system. It’s also equipped with an automatic fire suppression system to offer the highest levels of safety to the crew in challenging circumstances.
Fahad Al Absi, CEO, AL JASOOR
A key element of armoured vehicle design in today’s dynamic defence landscape, Rabdan’s adaptability makes it a crucial and reliable partner for a range of high to low intensity missions. The platform boasts maximum driving stability on extreme off-road conditions as well as exceptional amphibious capability at combat weight.
Rabdan’s maximum commonality and interchangeability amongst its variants reduces the logistic footprint for fleet owners. In addition, it features an open electronic architecture for the seamless integration of C4I and other futuristic systems.
Fahad Al Absi, CEO, AL JASOOR, said: We are delighted to launch our new Rabdan 6×6 Infantry Fighting Vehicle at IDEX 2021. Featuring high commonality with our signature 8×8 platform, the amphibious 6×6 drives down cost for our clients, meets modern warfare requirements, and optimizes value for all operational requirements.”
AL JASOOR works relentlessly to meet the nation’s diverse armoured vehicle requirements, with a strong vision of manufacturing land platforms that addresses the future needs of the UAE’s domestic and export markets. The company is committed to harnessing advanced technologies to develop innovative solutions.
AL JASOOR is part of the Platforms & Systems cluster within EDGE, an advanced technology group for defence and beyond that ranks among the top 25 military suppliers in the world.