Isotrex Phantom 2 APCs of Rwanda National Police deployed in Mozambique


The second batch of 160 Rwanda National Police (RNP) officers left on July 10, 2021, to Mozambique. They were part of the 1,000 military and police contingent pledged by the Government of Rwanda at the request of the Government of Mozambique, to support the country's operations against insecurity and terrorism in the affected region of Cabo Delgado.
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Isotrex Phantom 2 APC of the Rwanda National Police in Mozambique (Picture source: Twitter via Defence Web)


The equipment shipped to Mozambique includes Isotrex's Phantom 2 armored personnel carrier, a new version of the 4x4 B6 Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC) manufactured by this company based in the United Arab Emirates. Other than a 5-door configuration, with a 360° gun turret and with two or three escape hatches, Isotrex allows customizing the vehicles for the special clients' needs and requirements.

The 4x4 vehicle, which can carry 8 people (2 + 6), is fitted with a 6.7-liter V8 turbodiesel engine developing 300hp at 2,800 rpm, coupled to an automatic transmission electronically controlled. The manufacturer does not mention the autonomy provided by the 257 liters of the fuel tank. 8 Seats (2+6) with Protek with a 5-point restraint system. The standard equipment includes automatic AC (front and r, 8 gunports (3 left, 3 right, and 2 rear), run-flat system, ballistic steel-case fuel tank protection, heavy-duty front and rear ram bumpers, rearview camera, self-recovery winch, and roof-mounted escape hatch.

Isotrex Manufacturing was founded in 2005 by a group of dedicated North American armored vehicle manufacturing veterans with over a decade of experience in the industry. Convinced that buyers were purchasing vehicles at significantly inflated prices, Isotrex strives to manufacture armored vehicles of all classes that are more cost-effective than any counterparts.


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Isotrex Phantom 2 APC of the Rwanda National Police in Mozambique (Picture source: Twitter via Defence Web)


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Isotrex Phantom 2 APC of the Rwanda National Police in Mozambique (Picture source: Twitter via Defence Web)


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Isotrex Phantom 2 (Picture source: Isotrex)


 

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