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LAAD 2013: Upgraded Brazilian M113 makes debut

12th April 2013 - 00:40 GMT | by Tim Fish in Rio de Janeiro


An upgraded M113 armoured personnel carrier from the Brazilian Army has been unveiled at the LAAD exhibition in Rio de Janeiro.

BAE Systems is upgrading 150 vehicles at the Brazilian Army depot in Curitiba from the M113B variant to the M113A2 Mk1 standard, which involves replacing the engines, transmission and cooling systems as well as overhauling the existing hatches and ramps.

A spokesperson from BAE told Shephard that two engineers from the company are working with the army team on a production line and provide training to make the transition so that the local engineers can complete all the future

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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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