Qatar donated dozens of armored vehicles to the Jordanian army
DOHA, (BM) – Qatar has donated 44 armored vehicles to the Jordanian army by Stark Motors in Qatar, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Israel Defense. The armored vehicles are equipped with a mine protection system.
Jordanian news agency Petra and the Jordanian news agency report that Qatar has supplied the Jordanian army with embroidery tools from two models NOMAD and THUNDER, which are 4X4 vehicles for carrying ballistic missiles.
The Qatar government supplies also to IDF troops and several Middle East and African countries, including 24 vessels for the Mali army and dozens of vehicles for Somalia.
The Nomad is 4×4 APC (Armored Personnel Carrier) in the category of MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicle. It provides blast protection up to STANAG 4569 Level 3 and ballistic protection up to STANAG 4569 Level 4.
The Nomad MRAP incorporates the design of a crew capsule with a V-shaped hull. The incorporation of such a design has enabled Nomad to survive an 8 kg land mine blast under the wheels and the body without any injuries.
The Nomad MRAP has a crew of three with a driver, commander at the front and a gunner position. The vehicle can carry 8 soldiers at the rear of the hull.
The Thunder is also a 4×4 APC (Armored Personnel Carrier) in the category of MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicle manufactured by the Qatari Company Stark Motors. It also incorporates the design of a crew capsule with a V-shaped hull. It has a crew of 2 including driver and commander located at the front of the vehicle and can carry 7 soldiers including a gunner.
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