Land Platforms

Iran unveils new Raad MRAP

14 August 2019

The Raad MRAP was unveiled on 13 August. Source: Iranian Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics

Iran has unveiled what appears to be its first indigenously developed mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicle (MRAP) on 13 August.

The Raad was unveiled in a ceremony held at the Defense Industries Organization in Isfahan and attended by Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami, as well as senior officers from the land forces, Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, and police.

Brig Gen Hatami said the MRAP is a more advanced version of the Toufan, according to the statement released by the Ministry of Defence. He added that it has a monocoque chassis with a V-shaped hull that makes it highly resistant to mines, roadside bombs, and anti-tank weapons.

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