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ADEX 2013: Doosan shows off KMRAP

31st October 2013 - 09:51 GMT | by Darren Lake in Seoul

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Korean company Doosan has displayed its KMRAP prototype for the first time at ADEX2013, which it has proposed as a possible procurement for the Republic of Korea Army.

A programme to develop the prototype vehicle funded by Korea’s defence procurement agency (DAPA) was begun in 2011. So Il Ho, the research engineer at Doosan in charge of the project, told Shephard that the first prototype took only six months to design and build.

The first prototype was then delivered to the procurement agency for testing and was destroyed last month during blast testing. The KMRAP performed well in the

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