With a market presence of more than 30 years in all the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and with several hundred vehicles in service, VGGS is to exhibit a comprehensive range at the IDEX show, to be held in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) on 22-26 February 2015.
VGGS, through its five makes (RENAULT TRUCKS Defense, ACMAT Defense, PANHARD Defense, VOLVO Defense and MACK Defense), offers comprehensive solutions for protected mobility and other systems through a wide range of products designed to meet current challenges: area security, border protection, counter terrorism, defense, area monitoring, infantry and Special Forces.
The vehicles exhibited on the two stands are as follows:
VAB Mk IIIInfantry: 6x6, 20-ton, 340 HP armored vehicle provided with ballistic protection to NATO level 4 + anti-blast and IED protection, and able to transport 2 crew + 7 troops.
Bastion PATSAS HM: 4x4, 13-ton, 340 HP special forces vehicle protected to NATO level 3, and able to transport 2 crew + 3 troops.
VBL Mk II: 4x4, 4.3-ton, 129 HP reconnaissance vehicle available with various protection levels, and able to transport 3 troops.
Dagger APC: 4x4 disengageable, 5.5-ton, 166 HP protected liaison vehicle, provided with protection to NATO level 2, and able to transport 2 crew + 6 troops.
SHERPA APC XL: 4x4, 10.9-ton, 265 HP armored vehicle, available with various protection levels, and able to transport 2 crew + 8 troops.
Higuard Police: 6x6, 21-ton, 340 HP medium armored vehicle protected to NATO level 3, and able to transport 2 crew + 10 troops.
Mack Defense Hawkeye Sherpa Carrier: 4x4, 9-ton, 215 HP tactical truck protected to NATO level 3, and provided with aHawkeye105mm howitzer.
VOLVO Defense will exhibit a mockup of its FMX.
VGGS will be on the CP-300 stand associated with the French Pavilion in the outdoor area of the show, and Mack Defense will be on the 03-A09 stand in the US Pavilion.
RENAULT TRUCKS Defense Sherpa Light