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​LAAD 2017: Urutu upgrades edge forward

4th April 2017 - 22:54 GMT | by Tim Fish in Rio de Janeiro

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The Brazilian Army programme to upgrade its EE-11 Urutu 6x6 APC is continuing to move forward albeit slowly.

However, at LAAD 2017, the vehicle on display was fitted with a new manned turret from Singapore Technologies' Brazilian subsidiary, Technicae, which has been facilitating the work on this project.

The new cupola has been developed in response to a Brazilian Army requirement, which has yet to be approved, but a spokesperson from the company told Shephard that it was an example of a transfer of technology to Brazil from Singapore.

It was stressed that should Technicae be selected it would

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