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Eurosatory 2018: GDELS unveils new configurations for ASCOD

11th June 2018 - 12:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Paris


General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) is showcasing two new configurations for its ASCOD tracked platform at this year’s Eurosatory, including a new 120mm ‘tank destroyer’ variant.

Shephard got a sneak peek of the two platforms during a recent visit to GDELS facility in Vienna, Austria, with one vehicle sporting an unmanned UT30 30mm turret from Israeli company Elbit Systems and the other featuring a 120mm Hitfact turret from Italy’s Leonardo (formerly Oto Melara).

GDELS officials emphasised that the two vehicles demonstrate how ASCOD has evolved to become a multirole platform that utilises a common base platform, which has enough

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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