Versatility is the watchword for a new tracked vehicle chassis developed by HSW in Poland.
Army-2021: Rostec companies showcase new offensive and defensive ammunition
Rostec subsidiary Tehnodinamika demonstrated improved Svinets-2 and Mango-M tank ammunition at the Army 2021 defense exhibition near Moscow on 22-28 August.
These armour-piercing fin-stabilised discarding sabot (APFSDS) rounds are intended for use with 2A46M-family tank guns, which entered service in Russia in 1980 and are currently used with T-72 and T-90 series main battle tanks.
According to Tehnodinamika, Svinets-2 and Mango-M each have 30% better penetration than standard APFSDS rounds. The 125mm 3VBM23 Svinets-2 with 3BM60 APFSDS could penetrate 300 mm of rolled homogenous armour (RHA) at up to 2,000m at 60°, while the 125mm 3VBM17 Mango-M with APFSDS could …
More from Land Warfare
A small Australian-built tactical vehicle has been selected for army special forces.
The devices are a high-reliability solution adaptable for light, unmanned and armoured vehicles.
UK partners combine in a bid to mitigate the physical burden on armoured vehicle crews.
After much dilly-dallying, India has ordered its second batch of Arjun tanks.
The M917A3 will be operated by US Army engineers, replacing vehicles that are up to 50 years old.