Nimer-1

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Not to be confused with Nimr.
Nimer-1
Type armoured personnel carrier
Place of origin  Oman
Specifications
Weight 5000 kg (gross)
Length 54.8m
Width 20.6
Height 20.9
Crew 2+6

Armor 5mm Armoured steel - Level III NIJ (7.62×51mm)
Main
armament
12.7mm Mk18 machine gun for TAW missile launcher
Secondary
armament
2 4 tube 76mm smoke grenade launcher
Engine 4 Stroke-cycle, water-cooled, Direct Injection Diesel Engine Naturally aspirated
102 hp (76KW) at 3500 rpm
Power/weight 20.4 hp/ton
Suspension Semi-elliptic laminated leaf spring
Operational
range
900 km
Speed 107 km/h

The Nimer-1 (Arabic: نمر‎‎ Tiger), a wheeled armoured personnel carrier, is the first indigenous fighting vehicle made by Oman and is built by Engine Engineering Company LLC. An order for 6 armoured 4×4 vehicle has been tendered by the Royal Bahraini Army. The company is marketing these vehicles to police forces, foreign armies for border patrol or for riot control.

The exterior views suggest it employs a V-hull design.

Variants[edit]

Nimer-2 is a full armoured and slightly smaller variant of the Nimer-1. It uses Level B6 armour plating.

Operators[edit]

  • Nimer-2 - Bahrain Defense Force HQ

Similar Vehicles[edit]

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