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FNSS is Awarded First Batch of Harimau Medium Tanks

FNSS is Awarded First Batch of Harimau Medium Tanks April 15, 2019

Indonesian Defence Minister Ramisard Ryakuda ordered the Indonesian state defence industry association PT Pindad to build the first batch of the Harimau ("Tiger") serial Turkish-Indonesian production for the Indonesian army.

The cost of the contract for the Harimau tanks was $ 135 million. The number of vehicles ordered was not officially disclosed but it is believed to be around 20 tanks.

The vehicle is fully operable in a wide range of altitudes, humidity levels and temperatures (-18°C/+55°C). The joint development of this medium weight tank design includes advanced ballistic and mine protection systems with a wide range of firepower, from close support of infantry to anti-armour.

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