The UAE Ministry of Interior signed a contract with Tawazun Holding, to acquire 200 high mobility tactical NIMR vehicles at the fringe of International Security and National Resilience Exhibition and Conference (ISNR 2012)
which took place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre earlier this week (19-21 March).
The deal strengthens confidence in local products which match in their specifications those of major international manufacturers.
Tawazun Holding is a strategic investment firm focused on the long-term development of Abu Dhabi's industrial manufacturing and technology capabilities and knowledge-transfer with a specific focus on the defense sector.
Established in 2007 as a fully owned subsidiary of Offset Program Bureau, Tawazun Holding's mission is to develop profitable ventures through industrial partnerships and strategic investments that add to Abu Dhabi's industrial manufacturing layer in the areas of defense, defense manufacturing and manufacturing technology.
Made by Abu Dhabi-based Nimr Automotive, a subsidiary of Tawazun Holding, NIMR multi-purpose vehicles have potential applications ranging from tactical missions in harsh environments such as arid deserts to modern urban warfare, deep infiltration missions, reconnaissance, border surveillance, support logistics and riot control.
NIMR vehicles can be employed in many roles, including as an armament carrier, logistics vehicle, ambulance, mobile Command and Control centre, and as a platform for a wide variety of other uses including conforming to multiple fleet strategies of the armed forces.
Source: Emirates News Agency - WAM