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Denel reaches turret delivery milestone

13th September 2019 - 12:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Denel has reached a new milestone on its contract delivering modular turrets for armoured vehicles used by the Malaysian armed forces, with the 100th turret now delivered.

Denel Land Systems is working on the €342 million contract to supply 177 modular turrets in four variants for the Malaysian AV8 vehicles, as well as 216 laser-guided Ingwe anti-tank missiles.

In detail, the contract deliverables consist of  69 armoured fighting vehicle turrets fitted with GI30 30mm cannons; 54 missile turrets with combined GI30 cannons and Ingwe missiles; and 54 remotely-operated weapon systems.

The variants were developed to meet the specific requirements of Malaysia and its operational environments which include tropical and jungle conditions.

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