The BATT UMG Pickup at the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX)
The Armored Group (TAG), a leading worldwide provider of armored vehicles, has today launched its newest law enforcement & light military vehicle, the BATT UMG Pickup at the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) UAE. The new vehicle, a variant of the already established BATT UMG Armored Personnel Carrier (APC), has been developed by the TAG Research and Development team in order to offer a vehicle with a higher payload capacity as well as weight savings on the base vehicle.
The standard specification BATT UMG Pickup, armored up to STANAG Level 2, can hold up to 4 fully geared officers (2+2 in individual seats) and is fitted with a Scissor Lift Gunner Stand to access the 360° Rotating Gun Turret. With a payload capacity of 4.5 tonnes, the vehicle can carry a large amount of equipment in the rear cargo hold.
Based on the Ford F550 chassis, the BATT UMG Pickup is a highly capable vehicle with steep approach and departure angles, off-road & on road capability and is designed to protect individuals in dangerous operational environments.
With the BATT UMG Pickup, TAG adds to its already comprehensive lineup of vehicles, some of which are on display at IDEX. Located in the UAE Pavilion at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), TAG has on display a VPAM VR7 Certified Toyota Land Cruiser 200, their rapidly deployable checkpoint solution – Guardroom, as well as a Riot Control specced BATT UMG and the smaller Terrier LT-79 APC.
About The Armored Group:
The Armored Group (TAG) has over 25 years of experience engineering, designing and manufacturing armored and non-armored vehicles for use by government military agencies, law enforcement, private businesses, and individual citizens needing a high level of personal protection around the world. TAG engineers, designs, manufactures and modifies vehicles for any terrain and any environment.
TAG provides the highest quality armored vehicles available and sets the standard for customization, reliability, and protection. To ensure that all TAG vehicles meet the highest standards of safety, they undergo extreme ballistics testing and have received VPAM-BVR 2009/VR7 and VR9 Ballistic and /ERV 2010 Blast Certification with up to 18,5Kg TNT for their Toyota Land Cruiser and Toyota Hilux, Toyota 70 Series, Nissan Patrol and Lexus LS460 armoring solutions.
All TAG facilities are ISO 9001 certified and managed by fully qualified and experienced professionals who serve customers around the world.
TAG is a full-line manufacturer of armored and specialty vehicles and has provided customized engineering, design and manufacturing solutions to the highest-level clients in the world. Some of them include the U.S. Navy – SPAWAR, DOS, DOD, USSOCCENT, USSOCOM, U.S. Army and Air Force, United Nations, NGOs, KBR, Lockheed Martin, DynCorp, Loomis, Brinks and many foreign governments and agencies.
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