Turkish Company BMC will deliver 1,500 Amazon 4x4 armoured vehicles to Qatar Police and Army 11504172

Defense & Security News - Qatar
 
Turkish Company BMC will deliver 1,500 Amazon 4x4 armoured vehicles to Qatar Police and Army.
According to the daimabilgi website, Qatar has ordered 1,500 4x4 armoured vehicles Amazon designed and developed by the Turkish Company BMC. The vehicle will be fitted with a remotely operated weapon station manufactured by the Turkish Company Aselsan.
     
According to the daimabilgi website, Qatar has ordered 1,500 4x4 armoured vehicles Amazon designed and developed by the Turkish Company BMC. The vehicle will be fitted with a remotely operated weapon station manufactured by the Turkish Company Aselsan.
The Amazon 4x4 armoured vehicle manufactured by the Turkish Company BMC was presented for the first time at the Defense Exhibition Eurosatory in June 2016.
     
In 2016, it was announced that the Turkish Company BMC was in Talks with the Qatari government for the potential sale of up to 1,000 armored vehicles of various types and configurations. At the same time, BMC has been awarded a contract by the Turkish government to deliver 35 Amazon armored vehicles.

Other countries as Pakistan and Turkmenistan has also showed interest to purchase the new BMC 4x4 armoured vehicle Amazon.

The BMC Amazon 4x4 armoured vehicle was presented for the first time to the public during the Defense Exhibition Eurosatory in June 2016. It's new generation of 4x4 combat vehicle offering high level of protection against mine and IEDs threats.

The BMC Amazon has a monocoque structure with integrated v-shaped armoured hull that protects people against mine blast by deflecting an upward directed blast away from the vehicle. The vehicle is also protected against side blasts from improvised and roadside explosive device (IED) and shell splinters.

The BMC Amazon can carry a total of 7 military personnel including driver and commander. The roof of the vehicle can be fitted with a remotely operated weapon station armed with a 12.7mm or 7.622 machine gun.

The vehicle is motorized with 6-cylinders Cummins ISB Diesel engine coupled to an Allison 3200 SP automatic transmission with 6 forward and 1 reverse gears. It can run at a maximum road speed of 110 km/h with a maximum cruising range of 600 km.
     
According to the daimabilgi website, Qatar has ordered 1,500 4x4 armoured vehicles Amazon designed and developed by the Turkish Company BMC. The vehicle will be fitted with a remotely operated weapon station manufactured by the Turkish Company Aselsan.
 

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