KADDB Investment Group (KIG) and its affiliates have concluded a successful participation in the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) 2017, in Abu Dhabi – UAE during the period of 19th – 23rd February.
KIG’s booth was in Hall 1; Stand Number 01-B08. The booth was honoured by the visits of different royalties and excellencies, as well as leading VIP delegations and decision makers in the defence industry.
KIG affiliates that exhibited under the KIG's umbrella were; Jordan Light Vehicle Manufacturing Company (JLVM), Jordan Advanced Machining Company (JordanAMCO), First Armour, Aselsan Middle East (AME), Jordan Ammunition Manufacturing Services (Jorammo), and Arab Ready Meals (ARM).
During the event, KIG displayed a number of its unique products such as Al Wahsh internal security vehicle by JLVM, which comes in two other military variances. JLVM also demonstrated models for the fourth generation of the renowned Al Jawad internal security vehicle, which comes as a continuity to the success of the first three generations. In addition, JLVM also displayed a model for its innovative mobile medical solution the “Four Red” which is a fully equipped ambulance capable of carrying four emergency cases.
JordanAMCO displayed its upgraded Snake Head Cupola; which is a fully closed cupola fitted on a hybrid ring mount with 13 vision blocks, enabling the gunner to have wide surveillance angles of the perimeter around the vehicle. The new upgraded model was equipped with a new front shield fitted on the weapon mount. The shield moves up and down providing the gunner full protection in the area around the gun barrel in addition to a curved vision block to enhance gunners’ vision.
Frist Armour displayed its unique low weight helmets as well as their ballistic plates, which are considered amongst the lowest weight in the world with less than 1 kg. In addition, First Armour displayed its special boots that are manufactured using injection technology. First Armour also displayed their multiuse vest that can be transformed from an ordinary vest to a protection shield or to a car window shield in one simple step.
Aselsan Middle East displayed its state-of-the-art products in the Night and Thermal Vision Imaging Systems.
Jorammo displayed its newest NATO and CIP certified ammunition for the 9mm, 5.56mm, and 7.62mm, in addition to the various shotshell calibres.
Arab Ready Meals (ARM) had a dedicated tasting booth where visitors could taste its wide varieties of the Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) which have 2 years shelf life, without preservatives and storing conditions, and can be customised to the different cuisines and requirements.
It is worth mentioning here that KIG is a regular exhibitor in IDEX.