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LAAD 2013: New Spider vehicle unveiled

11th April 2013 - 19:12 GMT | by Tim Fish in Rio de Janeiro

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A new tactical 4x4 surveillance vehicle – the Spider SC1 – built by Plasan Security Systems has been introduced at the LAAD exhibition in Rio de Janeiro.

The lightweight and armoured Spider is designed for survivability and manoeuvrability across all types of terrain. It is powered by a 6.7 turbo diesel engine and has seating for 11 troops with access to nine gun ports providing a 360 degree field of fire.

As a part of Plasan’s modular multi-mission concept, the vehicle has a multi-sensor payload mast containing a surveillance radar and a long-range day/night electro-optical observation system that can view

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

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