Tuesday, October 4, 2022

International Armored Group unveils Jaws APC at Arms and Security 2017

International Armored Group, specializes in the design and manufacturing of armored commercial and tactical vehicles, has unveiled its Jaws Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) during the Arms and Security 2017 exhibition in Kyiv, Ukraine.

The IAG Jaws APC Armored Personnel Carrier is a vehicle solution specifically designed and engineered to meet the requirements of a high mobility, light weight armored vehicle for military and law enforcement agencies worldwide. It is also well suited as a border patrol vehicle and has earned its reputation of safely transporting troops in high risk regions such as Iraq and Africa.

The Jaws was unveiled for the first time in the United Kingdom at the International Armoured Vehicles (IAV) exhibition and conference in 2013. The IAG Jaws is built on a heavy duty truck chassis, equipped with a powerful turbocharged diesel engine and intelligent AWD system.


The JAWS APC is available in both LHD and RHD, motorized with either a 4.5L V8 twin-turbo diesel engine or 4.6L V8 petrol engine offering up to 300HP, coupled to a six-speed automatic transmission. The Jaws features independent double wishbone front suspension, and beam-type rear suspension, with front and rear shock absorbers with external reservoirs, heavy duty coil springs and reinforced axles. The full time four wheel drive system ensures a high level of mobility in rough terrains.


CEN B7 / NIJ level IV up-armoring kit available
ENGINE(S)4.5L V8 Diesel (232hp/453lb-ft)
4.6L V8 Petrol (304hp/324lb-ft)
TRANSMISSION(S)6-speed Automatic
Jaws APC at the Arms and Security exhibition in Kyiv. Photo by Dylan Malyasov
Jaws APC at the Arms and Security exhibition in Kyiv. Photo by Dylan Malyasov
Jaws APC at the Arms and Security exhibition in Kyiv. Photo by Dylan Malyasov

The exhibition “Arms and Security” is a unique tool for the deepening of military and military‑technical cooperation with foreign partners, to strengthen domestic economic potential and for the union of all Ukrainian citizens, regardless of gender, nationality or religion, around the idea of building a new strong and prosperous Ukraine.

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