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IDEX 2017: Lazar aims for Africa

20th February 2017 - 05:00 GMT | by Tim Fish in Abu Dhabi


The new Lazar III 8x8 multi-role armoured vehicle, built by Serbia's Yugoimport, is being pushed towards the export market in Africa.

A spokesperson from the company told Shephard that the new Lazar 8x8 is much more cost effective than equivalent 8x8 vehicles like Patria's AMV.

According to the spokesperson the Lazar is half the price and therefore any interested armies could get two vehicles for the price of one AMV. He added that the capability of the vehicle is, if not close to, then the same as the Finnish or other western counterparts.

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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