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AAD 2012: BAE launches updated RG35 6X6

21st September 2012 - 10:00 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Pretoria


BAE Land Systems South Africa has launched an updated version of its 6X6 RG35 multi-purpose blast protected fighting vehicle.

On exhibit at the Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition in South Africa, the platform is an extension of the RG35 family, which includes a 4X4 vehicle. The new 6X6 is slightly smaller then a previous version launched at DSEi in London in 2010, carrying an 11 tonne payload opposed to the previous 15.

'Between the 4X4 and the 6X6 it covers five roles,' Hennie Smit, manager of international marketing at the company told Shephard. These are RPU from the 4X4 and

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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