Today in IDEX'15, Emirates Defense Technology revealed their brand new 8x8 Armored Vehicle with an impressive ceremony.
The 8x8 in the current configuration is armed with a BMP3 turret. BMP3 turret packs an impressive firepower in terms of a 100mm cannon, 30mm autocannon and a 7.62mm machinegun all coaxial.
The vehicle has a Combat Weight of 28 metric tons with a growth potential to 31 tons. 5.5tons of this is taken by the turret.
The vehicle is 8.4 meters long and 2.9m wide. It is powered by a caterpillar engine having 710HP. The vehicle has an impressive top speed of 130km/h on road conditions.
The 8x8 has all wheel steering capability.
Another impressive feature is the vehicle having 8 seats for dismounts plus the BMP3 turret.