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Indo Defence 2016: Teaming to offer digital vehicles

8th November 2016 - 06:00 GMT | by Tim Fish in Jakarta

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Thales has teamed with Indonesian companies PT Len and PT Pindad to develop a fully networked vehicle proposal.

The company brought a modified 4x4 Bushmaster, named Sanca, to Indo Defence to demonstrate its C5iconcept – the traditional C4 plus combat information added as the fifth ‘C’ and ‘i’. 

At the exhibition, PT Pindad announced the vehicle as Indonesia’s first MRAP (mine resistant armour protected) vehicle and it is already in service with the country’s KOPASSUS special forces unit.

Laurent Letellier, product line manager, told Shephard that the plan was to improve the combat effectiveness of Indonesia’s armoured vehicles, which

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