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DSA 2018: Malaysian Army awaits new CBRN armoured vehicles

13th April 2018 - 04:00 GMT | by Alice Budge in London


The Malaysian Army is preparing to take delivery of a fleet of new chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) reconnaissance vehicles. 

The CBRN-configured vehicles are based on DefTech’s AV8 8x8 armoured vehicle, which is itself based on the PARS from Turkish company FNSS.

Fatih Aktürk, lead design engineer at FNSS, confirmed to Shephard that deliveries of the vehicles to the army will commence soon. 

‘We are about to deliver the first CBRN reconnaissance vehicles…These vehicles share the same baseline with the AV8 8x8 family of vehicles,’ he said in a statement, but he declined to provide specific details

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