INKAS Vehicles based in UAE unveils its new Hornet 4x4 pickup APC
On May 28, 2020, the company INKAS Vehicles LLC based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) unveiled its new "Hornet" Pickup 4x4 APC (Armored Personnel Carrier) vehicle using Webinar (Online Video conference) services provided by Army Recognition Group.
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The new INKAS Vehicles Hornet Pickup 4x4 APC Armored Personnel Carrier (Picture source: INKAS Vehicles LLC)
Inkas Vehicles LLC is a worldwide leader in the production of top-of-the-line armored vehicles, certified as per international standards and based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, since 2012. The Inkas'range of vehicles includes luxury armored SUVs, armored sedans, armored busses, APCs and Cash-in-Transit vehicles, tailor-made to the customer's needs with 24/7 assistance, flexibility, competitive rates and quick delivery.
INKAS' 157,000 sq.ft. facility includes four workshops, glass and laser facilities along with state-of-the-art offices and dedicated team working together to provide the best quality product. The company is ISO 9001:2008 certified for the Quality Management Systems with design, manufacture and supply of custom-built armored vehicles, Automobile outfitting and outfitting vehicles for safe transport, VIP protection, military and law enforcement, and cash and transit industry.
The Hornet is a new generation of pickup armored personnel carrier (APC) designed and manufactured by Inkas Vehicles LLC. It keeps the original design of the commercial pickup vehicle that can be configured to be used as a personnel carrier for military units as well as a surveillance and security vehicle for police forces. One of the key features of the INKAS Hornet is that it can be operated under conditions and environments not suitable for heavy armored vehicles and other oversized combat vehicles.
The design of the Inkas Hornet is divided into three main compartments: driver’s and commander’s seats at the front, troops’ compartment in the middle, and cargo compartment at the rear. The hull of the vehicle provides Level CEN B6 or STANAG Level 2 protection against 7.62x51mm ammunition. The bottom part of the chassis is protected against a simultaneous explosion blast from two DM-51 handgrenades. The filling of DM-51 consists of 60 grams of Nitropenta.
You can read a full technical review and fact sheet about the INKAS Hornet at this link INKAS Hornet 4x4 APC.