Jordan to purchase Arlan armored vehicles from Kazakhstan

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Jordan will purchase Arlan armored vehicles as part of its recently signed military cooperation agreement with Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering, a joint venture that began business in 2015, has stated the Kingdom of Jordan plans to buy 50 Arlan vehicles, though it has not been disclosed exactly how many were purchased.

In addition to the vehicles, Jordan will also procure 12.7mm guns, night vision sights, and additional equipment. It is not yet known when the equipment is scheduled for delivery.

The Arlan is an armored vehicle designed to transport 10 military personnel with a high level of protection.

The vehicle can also be used for armored vehicle fire support operations, or as an anti-missile launcher.

As part of the latest military cooperation agreement between Jordan and Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering has stated Jordan will buy 50 Arlan armored vehicles. Photo by the Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense

As part of the latest military cooperation agreement between Jordan and Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering has stated Jordan will buy 50 Arlan armored vehicles. Photo by the Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense

The military cooperation agreement between Kazakhstan and Jordan includes other collaborations. Kazakhstan and Jordan will both participate in the International Exhibition of Arms and Military Equipment, also known as KADEX-2016, where Jordan will serve as the host country.

Kazakhstan will start assembling the modern armored vehicle «Barys» 8×8

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