Jordan Signs Deal to Produce 50 Mbombe Armored Vehicles

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 […]

Jordanian Armed Forces Buy 50 Mbombe Armoured Vehicles

Jordan’s military has signed an agreement with Paramount Group to buy 50 Mbombe armoured fighting vehicles, which will be manufactured in Jordan by newly established Arabian Defence Industries (ADI). The establishment of ADI was announced on Monday at the Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX) in Amman, Jordan, earlier this week and is a joint venture […]

IDEX 2015: Middle East Arms Market Remains Strong

With the rise of the Islamic State (ISIS) and an increasingly aggressive Iran, Gulf Arab states are spending billions to improve their defenses and better protect their energy infrastructure. Nowhere has this been more evident than last month’s International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi. The region’s largest defense exhibition attracted officials from […]