UAE deployed newest Nimr N35 armoured personnel carriers to Yemen

Nimr N35 in Yemen
Read news from Defence Blog at  Flipboard.com | Subscribe to the  newsletter from Defence Blog
1902

The Union Defense Force (armed forces of the United Arab Emirateshas deployed its latest variant Nimr N35-4 highly mobile ballistic and blast protected vehicles to Yemen for the first time.

The new N35-4 armoured personnel carrier was spotted in Yemen during military operation near of the port city of Mokha on the Red Sea coast.

Yemeni forces backed by the Saudi-led Arab coalition on Tuesday took full control of the port city of Mokha on the Red Sea coast.

They carried out a three-front offensive after laying siege to the city. Scores of Houthi militias were killed or taken prisoner and others fled.

The UAE Armed Forces took part in land operations, provided firepower and lent air and intelligence support to the Yemeni resistance forces.

The N35-4 is a highly mobile 4×4 ballistic and blast protected vehicle developed by NIMR Automotive. The mine protected motorised infantry vehicle offers a high protection level, power to weight ratio, modularity and payload capacity.

SPECIFICATIONS

Length 5,964 mm
Width 2,700 mm
Height 2,560 mm
Wheelbase 3,350 mm
Payload 4,300 kg
Gorss Weight 18,500 kg
Crusing Range >700 km
Max. Crew Driver + Co-driver + 7
Ground Clearance 443 mm
Approach/Departure Angle 45˚/ 45˚
Maximum Speed 105 km/h
Engine Type CAT
Trasmission Type 6-speed automatic, integrated retarder
Steering Type Hydraulically assisted
Brakes Type Wabco air actuated disc brakes
Fuel tank Capacity 360 L
Maximum Torque 1,850 Nm
Power kW-(hp) 336 kW / 450 hp

Could you please comment on this news?