New fire power and surveillance capabilities for the Cougar 6x6 MRAP vehicle at SOFEX 2016 110564

 
 
Army Recognition
SOFEX 2016 Official Online Show Daily News & Official Web TV
Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference
Amman
, Jordan
9 - 12 May 2016
 
New Cougar 6x6 MRAP at SOFEX 2016
 
 
New fire power and surveillance capabilities for the Cougar 6x6 MRAP vehicle at SOFEX 2016.
New generation of reconnaissance armoured vehicle based on American-made Cougar MRAP (Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicle at SOFEX 2016. The Jodanian Company KADDB has increased the capacity of standard Cougar MRAP with more fire power and reconnaissance capabilities.
     
New generation of reconnaissance armoured vehicle based on American-made Cougar MRAP (Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicle at SOFEX 2016. The Jodanian Company KADDB has increased the capacity of standard Cougar MRAP with more fire power and reconnaissance capabilities. Cougar MRAP vehicle fitted with a one-man turret armed with a 20mm Vulcan Gun at SOFEX 2016, The Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference in Amman, Jordan.
     
The Cougar 6x6 is an MRAP and armoured personnel carrier vehicle designed to be resistant to landmines and IEDs threats. The vehicle was developed by the American-made Company Force protection . The company is now a subdivision of General Dynamics since 2011.
 

The standard version of the Cougar can be fitted with a remotely controlled weapon station mounting a 7.62mm machine gun, 12.7mm heavy machine gun or a 40mm automatic grenade launcher.

The Cougar MRAP vehicle offers protection against direct fire. It features protection against 7.62mm armour-piercing (AP) rounds, rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) rounds, land mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The V-shaped hull reduces the impact of blasts by directing the blast away from the vehicle.
     
New generation of reconnaissance armoured vehicle based on American-made Cougar MRAP (Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicle at SOFEX 2016. The Jodanian Company KADDB has increased the capacity of standard Cougar MRAP with more fire power and reconnaissance capabilities. The upgraded kit of the new Cougar variant also includes different type of new systems to offer reconnaissance capabilities.
     

At SOFEX 2016, the Jordanian Defense Company proposes an upgraded version of the Cougar 6x6 MRAP fitted with a one-man turret armed with a 20mm Vulcan Gun offering more fire power. The 20 mm Vulcan is a hydraulically or pneumatically driven, six-barrel, air-cooled, electrically fired Gatling-style rotary cannon which fires 20 mm rounds at an extremely high rate (typically 6,000 rounds per minute). This weapon system has an effective range of 2,000 m and a maximum firing range of 4,000 m.

The upgraded kit also includes different type of new systems to offer reconnaissance capabilities. The vehicle is fitted with surveillance systems including day/night cameras mounted on telescopic mast, thermal camera. For its self-protection, the vehicle is also equipped with jamming system. Standard equipment of the new KADDB Cougar also includes a navigator and operator workstation.
 

 

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