The first production prototype of the Kaplan MT medium tank is presented

The first production prototype of the Kaplan MT medium tank is presented
The first production prototype of the Kaplan MT medium tank is presented
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FNSS showed the first production model of the Kaplan MT medium tank, created by an international consortium under the MMWT program. The "main caliber" of the vehicle is a 105 mm rifled gun.

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FNSS - a joint venture between the Turkish holding Nurol and British BAE Systems - showed the first production model of the new Kaplan MT tank. It is positioned as a medium tank, created in the class of combat weight of 35 tons.

The machine is being developed under the MMWT program together with Indonesian specialists from the PT Pindad association. The presented sample was built for the Indonesian Armed Forces. In the future, the country plans to order a large batch of such machines.

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The combat vehicle has a 105mm CMI Defense CT-CV 105HP rifled gun and a coaxial 7.62mm machine gun. The layout of the tank is classic. The crew consists of three people. The prototypes were powered by Caterpillar C13 diesel engines with a capacity of 711 horsepower.

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We will remind, recently it became known about the beginning of state tests of infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers on the new Russian platform "Boomerang". And before that it was reported that the Russian Armed Forces will receive the first several dozen T-14 tanks based on the "Armata" this year.

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