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DSA 2016: PT-91 tank power-up offered

20th April 2016 - 09:20 GMT | by Tim Fish in Kuala Lumpur


Renk France is offering a powerpack upgrade for the Malaysian Army’s PT-91 main battle tank at the Defence Services Asia exhibition.

The vehicle transmission manufacturing company is displaying its Powerpack 350S that uses ESM350 automatic transmission, and is powered by the Scania D1I6 engine specially made to fit together to improve the performance of T-72, T-90, M-84 and PT-91 tanks.

A spokesperson said that it was a brand new design that can fit into the PT-91 chassis without any modifications needed. The Scania engine can offer 883kW.

He said that the 350S can offer a top speed of 70 km/h,

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

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

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