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DSEI 2021: Latest CV90 turret system comes to London

14th September 2021 - 09:30 GMT | by Christopher F Foss in London


CV90 MkIV IFV with D-series turret. (Photo: ​BAE Systems Hägglunds)

BAE Systems Hägglunds displays new-look D-series turret.

BAE Systems Hägglunds is showing for the first time the latest version of its D-series turret, for which the Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA) is the launch customer.

The RNLA will retain the Northrop Grumman (previously ATK Armament Systems) 35mm Bushmaster III dual-feed cannon, but the D-series turret design can accommodate a wide range of other medium-calibre weapons according to the end user’s specific operational requirements.

The version shown at DSEI 2021 in London on 14-17 September is armed with the latest stabilised 50mm dual-feed cannon with a 7.62mm coaxial machine gun.

Integrated into the right side of the turret is a …

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