Thursday, August 4, 2022

First export order for Pakistan-made Interceptor light armoured vehicle

Pakistan’s Cavalier Group has achieved the first export order for its Interceptor light armoured vehicle, said Zarvan Ali

It is reported that On 30 April, 2018, the Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) jointly with Cavalier Group PVT LTD received a contract to produce 6 Interceptor light armoured vehicles for the Bahrain National Guards.

The new Interceptor vehicles have jointly been designed and developed by the State-ownedd Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) and Cavalier Group PVT LTD.


The contract was signed between the Chairman HIT Lt Gen Muhammad Naeem Ashraf and H.E Lt Gen Mohammed Bin Isa Al Khalifa, brother of King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa and providing an option for more 50 vehicles.

The Interceptor is an internal security vehicle built on the Toyota Land Cruiser 79 chassis with options of Level B6 or Level B7 armored protection.

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