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ADEX 2013: Korean LTV takes shape

31st October 2013 - 15:19 GMT | by Darren Lake in Seoul


Kia Motors took the opportunity to display its Light Tactical Vehicle (LTV) test vehicles to the public at ADEX 2013.

The company privately funded the development of the LTV before reportedly winning a contract in mid-2012 to produce the aircraft for the Republic of Korea Army. The defence procurement agency is expected to begin trials with the LTV in January next year.

The 4x4 LTV features an armoured CAB and is powered by a 225PS diesel engine with an auto transmission. It has an independent suspension and four channel ABS and runflat tires. The standard vehicle configuration has a gross

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Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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