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New-Gen Armored Vehicle to Singapore

New-Gen Armored Vehicle to Singapore 23 March, 2017

Singapore Technologies Engineering has been awarded a contract for the production and supply of its Next Generation Armored Fighting Vehicle to provide Singapore’s armored forces with enhanced firepower, protection, mobility and situational awareness. The new vehicle is expected to enter service by 2019, replacing the upgraded M113A2 Ultra Armored Personnel Carriers. According to data released by Singapore’s defense ministry, the new vehicle is powered by a 711 hp MTU 8V-199 TE20 diesel engine providing a maimum speed of 70 km/h. Weighing 29 tons, the next gen vehicle is operated by a crew of three and can accomodate eight people in the troop compartment. 

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