Ras al-Khaimah, the fourth-largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates, is rapidly growing into a global hub for armored vehicle manufacturing, producing more than 4,000 vehicles annually, according to figures.

The tranquil northern emirate, referred to as RAK, is home to 10 major armored vehicle manufacturers that produce tactical and non-tactical trucks and cars for the growing regional market.

According to the 2014 Markets and Markets report on global armored vehicles market, the Middle East and Asia have become the sole drivers of growth worldwide. […]