Defense & Security News - United Arab Emirates
 
U.S. Company Navistar to upgrade 1,085 MaxxPro MRAP vehicles for United Arab Emirates.
Navistar Defense LLC, Lisle, Illinois, was awarded a $440,000,000 firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales contract (United Arab Emirates) for the reset and upgrade of 1,085 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected MaxxPro Excess Defense Article vehicles, and the delivery of specified sets, kits, packages, and technical publications, for the government of United Arab Emirates under Foreign Military Sales case AE-B-ZVA.
     
Navistar Defense LLC, Lisle, Illinois, was awarded a $440,000,000 firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales contract (United Arab Emirates) for the reset and upgrade of 1,085 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected MaxxPro Excess Defense Article vehicles, and the delivery of specified sets, kits, packages, and technical publications, for the government of United Arab Emirates under Foreign Military Sales case AE-B-ZVA.
Navistar MaxxPro Dash MRAP at DVD 2009, defense exhibition in Millbrook, United Kingdom.
     
In September 2014, the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has requested a possible sale for the refurbishment and modification of 4,569 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicles (that include 29 MaxxPro Long Wheel Base (LWB), 1,085 MaxxPro LWB chassis, 264 MaxxPro Base/MRAP Expedient Armor Program (MEAP) capsules without armor, 729 MaxxPro Bases, 283 MaxxPro MEAP without armor, 970 MaxxPro Plus, 15 MRAP Recovery Vehicles, 1,150 Caiman Multi-Terrain Vehicles without armor, and 44 MRAP All-Terrain Vehicles) being sold separately from U.S. Army stock pursuant to section 21 of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended, as Excess Defense Articles (EDA).

The MaxxPro is a 4x4 combat vehicle in the category of MRAP (mine-resistant ambush protected) designed and manufactured by the U.S. Company Navistar. The variants in the MaxxPro series include MaxxPro, MaxxPro Plus, MaxxPro ambulance, MaxxPro MEAP, MaxxPro Air Force and MaxxPro Dash.

The MaxxPro MRAP is built to withstand ballistic arms fire, mine blasts, IEDs, and other emerging threats. Its V-shaped hull helps deflect blasts out and away from the crew and its armoring can be customized to meet any mission requirement.

The MaxxPro is fitted with a one man turret, equipped with a 7,62 mm or 12,7 mm machine gun. The turret is mounted to the right side, top of the hull.
 

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