French chief of navy mobility options Arquus is exhibiting at Indodefence 2022, the primary version since 2018. Arquus is proud to current a VAB MK3 6×6 Armoured Personnel Service (APC) on Defend ID’s sales space, underneath Arquus’ companion, state-owned firm PT Pindad’s flag. The VAB MK3 is exhibited in a configuration particularly thought for Indonesia, with a number of diversifications performed by PT Pindad: the ANOA 3. Arquus is keen to resume its dedication to Indonesian defence and to strengthen its ties with main Indonesian Defence corporations resembling Arquus’ long-term companion PT Pindad. It’s a trendy, NATO-compliant car that Arquus always upgrades to higher reply the operational wants of the operators on the battlefield.

The Véhicule de l’Avant Blindé or VAB (Armoured Ahead Car) is a French armoured personnel service and assist car designed and manufactured by Renault Vehicles Protection (now referred to as Arquus). The VAB Mk.3 armored personnel service was developed as a non-public enterprise. The VAB Mk.3 follows the road of the earlier VAB sequence of armored personnel carriers. Nonetheless it’s a new design, relatively than improve or modernization of present car. Additionally it has improved safety, improved mobility, and may carry extra payload. Already in service and combat-proven in numerous armies around the globe, the VAB MK3 is Arquus’ flagship on the 6×6 market. The design of the Anoa resembles the French VAB, which can be in service with Indonesia.


Arquus and PT Pindad Current ANOA 3 Armoured Personnel Service at Indodefence 2022. (Picture by Arquus)

At Indodefence 2022, Arquus and PT Pindad renew their partnership, which has been operating efficiently for 15 years and has been not too long ago accomplished by a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed at Eurosatory 2022 in Paris to determine future collaboration in land techniques for Indonesia. This MoU covers the event and manufacturing of latest armoured autos, in addition to corresponding techniques and providers. With this settlement, each corporations agreed to show an exemplary relationship into an official, and bigger scale partnership. The goal of this MoU is to cooperate within the area of navy autos and techniques to deal with the present wants of the Indonesian Armed Forces. It may additionally embody improvement, product qualification, manufacturing and meeting, plus aftersales providers.

Arquus and PT Pindad have been operating a long-term and profitable relationship over the previous 15 years. All through these years, Arquus has been supplying PT Pindad with main parts and elements which have been built-in in Indonesian-made armoured autos. Within the framework of that cooperation, Arquus has notably provided powerpacks for ANOA 6×6 APC autos and BADAK 6×6 IFV, at present serving within the Indonesian Military. Arquus has additionally provided rolling chassis for the KOMODO 4×4 multipurpose car. Arquus presents large-scale fashions for VAB MK3, Bastion and Fortress on its sales space, to showcase its full vary of defence and safety autos, in addition to its potential to companion with corporations on the long term.

Arquus and PT Pindad Present ANOA 3 Armoured Personnel Carrier at Indodefence 2022
Arquus and PT Pindad Current ANOA 3 Armoured Personnel Service at Indodefence 2022. (Picture by Arquus)