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LAAD 2017: Turret developments for Guarani

5th April 2017 - 16:00 GMT | by Tim Fish in Rio de Janeiro

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As Brazilian Army vehicle programmes begin to stall, there is still scope for the installation of new turrets.

On the back of a contract to build its REMAX remote turrets for Brazilian Army's Guarani 6x6 armoured vehicles, Ares, the Brazilian subsidiary of Israel's Elbit Systems is developing two new turret systems.

A spokesperson for Ares told Shephard that the company has already provided 100 REMAX turrets for Guarani but that the Brazilian Army has a requirement for a manned turret, so it has developed the REMAN.

He said that the army wanted the turret to have the same armour

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

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