Extensive evaluation trials done, the Mbombe 6×6 armoured combat vehicle is ready for production.

South Africa’s Paramount Group (Stand 12-C22) and the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) of Jordan (Stand 01-B08) yesterday signed a major production contract at IDEX for the first 50 Mbombe vehicles.

“The production of Mbombe in Jordan signals an important milestone in the continuing growth of the defence industrial capability in the Middle East,” said Major General Omar Al Kaldi, chief executive of KADDB. “By integrating our technologies, engineering skills and know-how, we bring innovation to the industry.” […]