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IDEF 2013: FNSS eyes Turkish reconnaissance requirement

7th May 2013 - 12:47 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Istanbul

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Turkish manufacturer FNSS Savunma Sistemleri has publicly unveiled a new armoured vehicle concept it is pitching to the Turkish Armed Forces and export customers.

The design is in response to a proposed Turkish Army requirement for a new armoured reconnaissance vehicle, but the company also sees prospective sales among its traditional customer base in the Middle East and South East Asia.

The Kaplan light tracked armoured vehicle, also known as the Light Armored Weapon Carrier Concept (LAWC-T), is being exhibited at IDEF 2013 in the STA-Px anti-tank configuration.

Under development for the past six to eight months, the prototype 10-tonne vehicle on display features rubber

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