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DSA 2018: Tigon goes on trial in Malaysia

16th April 2018 - 12:35 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Kuala Lumpur

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Hanwha Defense Systems selected DSA 2018 in Kuala Lumpur as the location to unveil its new Tigon 6x6 armoured wheeled vehicle. 

In fact, soon after the exhibition, the giant South Korean defence conglomerate will be conducting a fortnight-long trial with the Malaysian Army for this new-generation vehicle.

The Tigon is a successor to the Black Fox, which was developed by Doosan DST, and which was acquired by the Indonesian Army.

Four different weapon systems are currently on offer for the Tigon: a crew-served 12.7mm machine gun, and three types of RWS ranging from 12.7mm machine gun to 30mm cannon

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Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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