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Azerbaijan to demonstrate new Ildirim Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at ADEX 2016

Azerbaijan will showcase the new Ildirim Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at the Azerbaijan International Defence Industry Exhibition ADEX 2016.

The new  Ildirim (English:  Lightning) is a mine-resistant light armored vehicle. The Ildirim based on the Caprivi Mk3 armoured personnel carrier designed by Mobile Land Systems (Pty) Ltd.

According to the manufacturer armored offers protection STANAG 4569 3B, which is equivalent to undermining the 8 kg of explosives under the vehicle, and STANAG 4569 4A, the corresponding erosion of 16 kg of explosives under the wheel.


Azerbaijan International Defence Exhibition is a 4 day event being held from 27th September to the30th September 2016 at the Baku Expo Center in Baku.

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