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Arquus develops solution to hybridise ground platforms

10th June 2022 - 12:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City

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Arquus has created a solution that can hybridise land platforms, leveraging its experience in developing Scarabée. (Photo: Arquus)

A hybrid conversion solution from Arquus is suitable for scouting, reconnaissance, mobile command post and communications vehicles, and it could also even provide hybrid capabilities to MBTs and IFVs, enabling them to reduce the fuel consumption by 60%.

Aware of the benefits that electric propulsion can bring to ground vehicles, French company Arquus has developed a solution that can hybridise land platforms. It can even be used to upgrade tanks and heavy systems, the company argues, enabling them to reduce fuel consumption by 60%.

François Deloumeau, senior advisor for innovation at Arquus, explained to Shephard that the company aims to enable hybridisation for ‘every relevant type of vehicle’ including ‘current and future MBTs, IFVs, [and] tactical trucks’.

The solution offers silent mobility and watch, lower energy and fuel consumption, extra power and increased combat autonomy for in-service platforms, allowing them to succeed

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