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 between King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) Investment Group (KIG) and Paramount.

The Jordan Times said the deal was signed on Wednesday and that the two sides had announced they had agreed to set up facilities related to the project “soon”. […]