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Canadian Army receives first TAPVs for training

13th August 2013 - 12:29 GMT | by Tim Fish in London

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The first four pre-production Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicles (TAPVs) for the Canadian Army have been shipped to locations in the US and Canada for testing and training.

Textron Marine & Land Systems (TM&LS) announced on 7 August that the company had delivered the first pre-production vehicle (PPV) to the US Army’s Aberdeen Test Centre in Maryland for qualification testing, which is expected to take five months.

Also in July, a second PPV has been sent to the Rheinmetall Canada facility in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec. According to TM&LS, this vehicle has completed three sets of tests including land communication information systems training

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Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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