The King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) has designed and built the Al-Faris 6×6 armored vehicle and showcased it for the first time at the International Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference SOFEX 2018 in Jordan.
The Al-Farisarmored vehicle with advanced ballistic and blast protection can be used as a platoon strength troop carrier, 8 dismounts and a commander, driver and also gunner. It can also be configured as a command and control platform, forward observation vehicle (FOO) or in a convoy support role.
The new Al-Faris armored vehicle is based on a Volat 6×6 cross-country chassis and equipped with Cummins engine coupled to an Allison transmission.
The prototype of the Al-Faris displayed at the Sofex-2018 had a latest Snake Head turret armed with two .50 machine guns for increased firepower, with each weapon provided with 200 rounds of ready-use ammunition.
The vehicle has good ballistic protection and can protect against mine strikes and IED blast also can be fitted with ceramic or composite plates for even greater protection.You can report grammatical or factual errors using the online feedback form.