US-Produced M-ATVs Turn Up in Aden

At least a dozen Oshkosh All-Terrain Mine-Resistance Ambush Protected Vehicles (M-ATVs) have been delivered to Yemeni and are being used in the fighting for the strategically important port city of Aden. Amateur videos and photographs of the M-ATVs in Aden began to emerge on social media channels on 12 July. One video showed a convoy […]


MRAP Sale to Emirates May Enable Regional Military Force

The tiny, oil-rich nation United Arab Emirates could be laying the foundation for an Arab peacekeeping force by seeking to buy more than 4,500 roadside-bomb protected trucks from the Pentagon, according to a U.S. government official. The proposed sale was announced late last month by the State Department without indication of their use by peacekeepers. […]


State Department Approves $2.5 Billion Sale of MRAPs to UAE

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $2.5 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale […]