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IDEF 2015: FNSS launches new AFV family

5th May 2015 - 10:57 GMT | by Tim Fish in Istanbul

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Turkish armoured vehicle manufacturer, FNSS has launched a new class of armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) called Kaplan (Tiger) to mark the opening of the IDEF 2015 exhibition in Istanbul.

The family of tracked vehicles includes an armoured personnel carrier, infantry fighting vehicle, reconnaissance, ambulance, recovery and engineering variants.

For firepower the IFV variant will be fitted with a new 30mm stabilised remote weapon station from FNSS called Teber (battle-axe). Teber is also being unveiled at the IDEF exhibition and has more ready rounds than existing AFVs and ammo change can be completed with the operator remaining under armour.

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